On 21/03/18 23:26, M. J. Everitt wrote:
> n 20/03/18 04:49, Manuel Rüger wrote:
>> Hi Zac,
>> alternatively could --exclude be extended to support sets?
>> So users could --exclude @world or @profile.
>> Cheers,
>> Manuel
> The idea is sound enough, but I fear the syntax would be too confusing.
> Reading a potential command-line as "emerge <exclude world> <but add to
> world-file unless --no-replace specified> <My Package> puts my head into
> a spin! I can see it might be clearer for an unmerge perhaps ..
> Unless I'm missing something fundamental ...
On a related note, it would be quite handy to enumerate an
"exclude-from" option like rsync/tar(?) to specify a file with the
--exclude options in. There could be some way to append @world to this
option, perhaps?


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