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From: Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] portage getting mixed up with USE?
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 11:59:52
Message-Id: 2937433.i3iBPAV6YT@nazgul
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] portage getting mixed up with USE? by Daniel Pielmeier
1 On Wednesday 22 June 2011 12:48:07 Daniel Pielmeier did opine thusly:
2 > > As Daniel said, this is what portage needs, it's been that way
3 > > since the autounmask stuff was introduced. Or you could emerge
4 > > Claws with -dillo and use the fancy plugin for HTML rendering.
5 > > I stopped using the dillo renderer years ago.
6 >
7 > Actually it is like that since the introduction of use-dependencies
8 > like cat/pkg-ver[use] and _before_. Autounmask ist just for the
9 > users convenience to copy paste the needed changes to package.use.
10 > I guess the reason for this coming up more often is that
11 > develpopers start to use use-dependencies more often.
13 Per my other answer to Neil, it looks like the use handling is
14 perfectly fine, emerge is just displaying nonsense in the list of
15 stuff it will build.
17 IO, IO, it's off to bgo we go :-)
20 --
21 alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com