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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