On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 10:05:17AM +0400, Peter Volkov wrote: > В Птн, 29/10/2010 в 09:11 -0700, Alec Warner пишет: > > On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 5:21 AM, Markos Chandras <hwoar...@gentoo.org> > > wrote: > > Can I install a machine with the server profile and USE=-ldap, but > > still get ldap + pam working? > > Can I install a machine with the server profile and USE=-apache, but > > still get apache + php working? apache + rails? > > How many packages support each USE flag? > > How many of those packages have IUSE defaults for +ldap or +apache already? > > Having lxc/openvz/vserver technologies at hand it's not rare to split > LAMP server into a number of virtual servers (containers): mysql / > backend with php / frontend / smtp - everything sits in its own > container. And USE=apache will be used only in _one_ container. Also not > all servers are web servers. So IMO server profile should be just > minimal profile that hints users that this profile will stay minimal and > usable for all kinds of servers. That said I think server profile is > useless and for servers I maintain my own profiles. > > -- > Peter. > > Exactly! How about the warning message. Should the statement about gcc+glibc be removed and keep the one about hardened but make it a bit different?Like "This profile is making use of a minimal set of use flag. You may find it useful in a server environment. However, If you are seeking for extra security, please check the Hardened project (http://hardened.gentoo.org)."
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