On Wednesday 03 March 2010 22:51:10 Ben de Groot wrote:
> On 3 March 2010 19:45, Mart Raudsepp <l...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> > I don't believe we should selectively cripple one GUI toolkit with not
> > having proper printing support out of the box on a desktop profile,
> > while others do, just because maintainers are lazy.
> I'm not talking about selectively disabling cups. My proposal is
> to no longer enable the cups useflag in the base profile. I don't
> think cups should be part of the base profile, and as a result
> cascading to the desktop profile. And a lot of people seem to
> agree. Users can always enable that functionality when they
> need it. It is not something that is necessary for running a
> desktop system.
> Cheers,

How is that going to fix circular dependency problem? What will you do if every 
user add cups to USE in make.conf? Say "we don't support cups turned on by 
default"? I hope no. Removing this flag from profile will not fix any problem 
hide it.

Dawid Węgliński

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