Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-16 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 18:45 Tue 15 Jan , Alec Warner wrote: On 1/15/08, Chris Gianelloni [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 17:00 -0600, Ryan Hill wrote: My expectation is that `grep flag use.local.desc` will give me a list of packages using that flag (or having it in the description),

[gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-16 Thread Ryan Hill
Mark Loeser wrote: Ryan Hill [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: My expectation is that `grep flag use.local.desc` will give me a list of packages using that flag (or having it in the description), one per line. Putting paragraphs in there doesn't seem right. One could argue that you can't do that

[gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-15 Thread Ryan Hill
Mark Loeser wrote: Ryan Hill [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: a) Keep use.desc as it is: a list of common flags and a short general description of their meaning. Sounds good. b) Keep use.local.desc as it is: a list of per-package flags that are specific to one to a few ebuilds (i think 5 is the

[gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-15 Thread Ryan Hill
Vlastimil Babka wrote: Ryan Hill wrote: What do people think of this? a) Keep use.desc as it is: a list of common flags and a short general description of their meaning. Good. b) Keep use.local.desc as it is: a list of per-package flags that are specific to one to a few ebuilds (i think

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-15 Thread Chris Gianelloni
On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 17:00 -0600, Ryan Hill wrote: My expectation is that `grep flag use.local.desc` will give me a list of packages using that flag (or having it in the description), one per line. Putting paragraphs in there doesn't seem right. A single long line still fills this requirement

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-15 Thread Alec Warner
On 1/15/08, Chris Gianelloni [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 17:00 -0600, Ryan Hill wrote: My expectation is that `grep flag use.local.desc` will give me a list of packages using that flag (or having it in the description), one per line. Putting paragraphs in there doesn't

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-15 Thread Mark Loeser
Ryan Hill [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Mark Loeser wrote: Ryan Hill [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: c) Allow flags from use.desc to also exist in use.local.desc. In the case that a flag for a package exists in both, the use.local.desc description overrides the use.desc one. This allows a more specific

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-14 Thread Vlastimil Babka
Ryan Hill wrote: What do people think of this? a) Keep use.desc as it is: a list of common flags and a short general description of their meaning. Good. b) Keep use.local.desc as it is: a list of per-package flags that are specific to one to a few ebuilds (i think 5 is the number though i

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-14 Thread Mark Loeser
Ryan Hill [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: a) Keep use.desc as it is: a list of common flags and a short general description of their meaning. Sounds good. b) Keep use.local.desc as it is: a list of per-package flags that are specific to one to a few ebuilds (i think 5 is the number though i think

[gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-13 Thread Ryan Hill
Mark Loeser wrote: Here is a newer revision of the GLEP. I still have multiple methods of solving this problem (mostly because I want and *need* input from people as to what they would prefer). Please tell me what you would want to use so I can come up with a more precise specification. What

[gentoo-dev] Re: USE flag documentation

2008-01-02 Thread Duncan
Marius Mauch [EMAIL PROTECTED] posted [EMAIL PROTECTED], excerpted below, on Tue, 01 Jan 2008 06:09:28 +0100: Most of the time when I see complaints about the description of USE flags (I'm fully aware of those) the issue isn't the format, just that noone else has come up with a better