commit:     2f5a8457a44a9432cdcc765520aa08e633dc61b1
Author:     Michał Górny <mgorny <AT> gentoo <DOT> org>
AuthorDate: Tue Jan 30 22:08:20 2018 +0000
Commit:     Michał Górny <mgorny <AT> gentoo <DOT> org>
CommitDate: Fri Feb 23 20:39:57 2018 +0000
URL:        https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=2f5a8457

use.desc: Correct/clarify SSL/TLS-related flags

Correct the description of SSL/TLS-related flags to match their modern
use. USE=ssl is a feature flag that enables support for SSL/TLS,
while USE=gnutls and USE=libressl are implementation toggling flags.

Unify the descriptions a bit. Make sure to mention both SSL and TLS
to avoid confusion. Inform about the necessity of enabling USE=ssl
in both implementation flags, and replace 'might' with 'if present'.

 profiles/use.desc | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/profiles/use.desc b/profiles/use.desc
index 43423a017a5..5cdf9808d2b 100644
--- a/profiles/use.desc
+++ b/profiles/use.desc
@@ -119,7 +119,7 @@ gmp - Add support for dev-libs/gmp (GNU MP library)
 gnome - Add GNOME support
 gnome-keyring - Enable support for storing passwords via gnome-keyring
 gnuplot - Enable support for gnuplot (data and function plotting)
-gnutls - Add support for net-libs/gnutls (TLS 1.0 and SSL 3.0 support)
+gnutls - Prefer net-libs/gnutls as SSL/TLS provider (ineffective with USE=-ssl)
 gphoto2 - Add digital camera support
 gpm - Add support for sys-libs/gpm (Console-based mouse driver)
 gps - Add support for Global Positioning System
@@ -179,7 +179,7 @@ libcaca - Add support for colored ASCII-art graphics
 libedit - Use the libedit library (replacement for readline)
 libffi - Enable support for Foreign Function Interface library
 libnotify - Enable desktop notification support
-libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl as SSL provider (might need ssl USE flag), 
packages should not depend on this USE flag
+libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl as SSL/TLS 
provider (ineffective with USE=-ssl), packages should not depend on this USE 
flag
 libsamplerate - Build with support for converting sample rates using 
libsamplerate
 libwww - Add libwww support (General purpose WEB API)
 lirc - Add support for lirc (Linux's Infra-Red Remote Control)
@@ -319,7 +319,7 @@ sox - Add support for Sound eXchange (SoX)
 speex - Add support for the speex audio codec (used for speech)
 spell - Add dictionary support
 sqlite - Add support for sqlite - embedded sql database
-ssl - Add support for Secure Socket Layer connections
+ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport 
Layer Security)
 startup-notification - Enable application startup event feedback mechanism
 static - !!do not set this during bootstrap!! Causes binaries to be statically 
linked instead of dynamically
 static-libs - Build static versions of dynamic libraries as well

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