package.use in profiles and IUSE defaults
On 10:27 Mon 02 Mar , Doug Goldstein wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 5:03 AM, Ulrich Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Is it safe to remove an entry from package.use (in profiles) if the
> > package has an IUSE default for the respective flag?
> > To be more concrete, Emacs ebuilds have IUSE="+xpm" now, but we still
> > have an entry "app-editors/emacs xpm" in profiles/base/package.use
> > which I would like to remove. As I understand it, the two methods are
> > adjacent in USE ordering, so nothing should change for users?
> > Ulrich
> Correct. Assuming the user has an EAPI=1 capable package manager, which at
> this point in time they really should.
If they don't, then they won't be able to install emacs anyway since all
its ebuilds have EAPI 1.
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