On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 7:38 AM, Alex Alexander <wi...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 11:50:02AM +0000, Markos Chandras wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 10:59:08PM -0400, Richard Freeman wrote:
>> > On 10/30/2010 08:10 AM, Thomas Sachau wrote:
>> > > If i remember it right, the server profile was created for those people, 
>> > > who only want a minimum
>> > > amount of default profile enabled USE flags (so no desktop profile 
>> > > because of that), but on the
>> > > other side dont want to do the additional work/checks/reading for 
>> > > hardened profiles (which have much
>> > > less profile enabled USE flags, but also have the special gcc, glibc and 
>> > > Kernel), basicly a profile,
>> > > which does the same as hardened profile without the specific hardened 
>> > > bits.
>> > >
>> > >
>> >
>> > Isn't this essentially what the default profile is?  Basically server is
>> > just default + USE="apache2 ldap mysql snmp truetype xml".
>> Well it shouldn't be like that. And if the default profile is pretty
>> much the same as the server one, then please consider removing the
>> server profile as it makes no sense then
>
> Please don't. The fact that there are only a few changes doesn't make it
> useless. Also, you'd be forcing all users currently using the profile to
> migrate without any real reason.

We don't really delete profiles (maybe once every few years...)  We
could opt to mark the server target deprecated and not update it
anymore.

-A

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