Ryan Hill <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said: > a) Keep use.desc as it is: a list of common flags and a short general > description of their meaning.
Sounds good. > b) Keep use.local.desc as it is: a list of per-package flags that are > specific to one to a few ebuilds (i think 5 is the number though i think 10 > is more appropriate, but that's not relevant to this discussion). Again, > each has a short description. Also fine. > c) Allow flags from use.desc to also exist in use.local.desc. In the case > that a flag for a package exists in both, the use.local.desc description > overrides the use.desc one. This allows a more specific per-package > description of global flags. Still doing alright :) > d) Allow long descriptions in a package's metadata.xml, as some have begun > to do already, for cases where more info is needed. For example I'd like > to explain exactly what the bindist flag on freetype does and what legal > implications disabling it can have. Why can't this be done in use.local.desc? -- Mark Loeser email - halcy0n AT gentoo DOT org email - mark AT halcy0n DOT com web - http://www.halcy0n.com
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