Catalyst doesn't care about desktop profile in stage1.
Juan Luis Pérez Pérez wrote:
> Why catalyst does not take care about USE flags in profiles in use?
It sure does for me.
> Even I add dev-lang/python xml USE flag in package.use in a special
> etc/portage directory for catalyst purposes, but it did not worked one
> more time.
This also works for me. But remember that your stage file must set
portage_confdir to the correct path of this directory.