On 12/08/2017 03:11, Brian Evans wrote: > --changed-use (-U) > Tells emerge to include installed packages where USE flags have > changed since installation. This option also implies the > --selective option. Unlike --newuse, the --changed-use option > does not trigger reinstallation when flags that the user has not > enabled are added or removed. > > The option is the same as --newuse except it ignores functionality that > you suggest to remove. You could certainly deprecate one option or the > other if they became the same. But the core functionality of > system-wide USE changes (by profile or user), needs to be scanned somehow.
+1 There are use-cases for --changed-use / --newuse other than changed IUSE. I find it useful to easily rebuild affected packages when changing USE flags in make.conf. If the flags were removed, would we have a good alternative? Paweł
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