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Ulrich Mueller 01-02-2010 08:04 AM

gentoo-x86 commit in profiles: use.local.desc
 
>>>>> On Sat, 2 Jan 2010, Doug Goldstein wrote:

>>> +app-accessibility/flite:alsa - use alsa for audio output.
>>> +app-accessibility/flite:oss - 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.

They are a good thing if they provide additional information.
But I don't see that in the two descriptions above.

Ulrich

Samuli Suominen 01-02-2010 08:55 AM

gentoo-x86 commit in profiles: use.local.desc
 
On 01/02/2010 11:04 AM, Ulrich Mueller wrote:
>>>>>> On Sat, 2 Jan 2010, Doug Goldstein wrote:
>
>>>> +app-accessibility/flite:alsa - use alsa for audio output.
>>>> +app-accessibility/flite:oss - 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.
>
> They are a good thing if they provide additional information.
> But I don't see that in the two descriptions above.

nod. that's what I tried to say above. :) and it's fixed now, thanks
to william


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