Doug Klima <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said: > Marius Mauch wrote: >> What benefit does use.xml have over use.desc? >> My opinion is that we should use use.desc for a complete list of use >> flags, including a generic description, allow a more verbose >> description in metadata.xml and get rid of the stupid separation of >> "local" and "global" flags. No need to change the format of use.desc >> though. > > I completely agree with this. This allows each individual package to > provide more insight to what a USE flag does.
This sounds sane to me as well. As I said, I'm just throwing ideas out there to see what sticks :) >> The only benefit use.local.desc gives us is a fast way to list packages >> using some flags, but that's unreliable at best. If needed such a list >> could be autogenerated. Completely agree. -- Mark Loeser email - halcy0n AT gentoo DOT org email - mark AT halcy0n DOT com web - http://www.halcy0n.com
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