Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: eix USE=security
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2011 23:36:49
Message-Id: jcj8v9$bv5$
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] eix USE=security by Florian Philipp
1 On 12/17/2011 01:15 PM, Florian Philipp wrote:
2 > Hi list!
3 >
4 > I just noticed the USE flag "security" in stable app-portage/eix. The
5 > description is hardly helpful: It fixes exploits but is not enabled by
6 > default. Why? What are the drawbacks? I couldn't find anything in a
7 > quick online search.
9 eix is known for having some rather ridiculous USE flags (optimization,
10 strong-optimization). "security" is another one you can simply ignore.