Mark Loeser wrote: > Ryan Hill <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said: >> My expectation is that `grep "flag" use.local.desc` will give me a list of >> packages using that flag (or having it in the description), one per line. >> Putting paragraphs in there doesn't seem right.
> One could argue that you can't do that currently for DEPEND strings and > such, so that seems like a possibly weak argument to me. Just because > you can do something right now doesn't mean it was meant to be that way, > or shouldn't be changed to make things better :) > > Either way, I would prefer (and I'm sure others will as well since it > will cut down on confusion) if we pick either use.local.desc or to move > them into metadata.xml. Having it possibly be in both places just seems > silly. If we have to choose between the two, then metadata.xml gets my vote (yeah i'm contradicting myself here ;)). I think the benefits of being able to write long flag descriptions outweigh the benefits of having them all in one place. I'd like it if we had a util that displayed the descriptions from metadata before (if) we switch over though. -- fonts, by design, by neglect gcc-porting, for a fact or just for effect wxwindows @ gentoo EFFD 380E 047A 4B51 D2BD C64F 8AA8 8346 F9A4 0662
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