+1 for disabling it by default, long as it's done with care, because it pretty hard for a newbie to understand what the hell is going on on his first installation and a lot of people use the desktop profile since it's one of the best way to install Gentoo for the first time.
Sylvain > Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 00:06:10 +0200 > From: ssuomi...@gentoo.org > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Remove cups from default profile to solve > circular deps > > On 03/01/2010 11:24 PM, Ben de Groot wrote: > > For some reason beyond my understanding, we have the cups useflag > > enabled by default in profiles. This has started to generate circular > > dependencies, at least for desktop profile users (gtk -> cups -> > > poppler -> gtk). I propose we no longer enable the cups useflag. > > > > Cheers, > > +1 for disabling it by default, long as it's done with care > > for example, see how it will change the pkgs using USE cups, some might > need a + default flag or they might get defaulted to "lpr" > > (and that is really only a example) > _________________________________________________________________