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Old 01-02-2010, 07:36 AM
Doug Goldstein
 
Default gentoo-x86 commit in profiles: use.local.desc

On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 4:13 PM, Samuli Suominen <ssuominen@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On 01/01/2010 12:07 AM, Robin H. Johnson (robbat2) wrote:
>> +app-accessibility/flite:alsa - use alsa for audio output.
>> +app-accessibility/flitess - Use Open Sound System for audio output.
>
> Why? USE alsa and oss are global flags.
>
>

Real question is why not? local USE flags provide more details than
the very generic global description and as such are considered a good
thing. That is one of the purposes I had in mind originally when I
wrote GLEP 56 [1].

[1] http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/glep/glep-0056.html
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Doug Goldstein
 

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