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Old 11-27-2011, 05:55 PM
Zac Medico
Default RFC: Gentoo News file about GNOME 3.2's unmasking

On 11/26/2011 11:25 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 1:36 AM, Zac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> GLEP 42 refers to GLEP 22, which says nothing of ~arch specifiers. The
>> current portage code literally compares the news item's keyword to the
>> current profile's ARCH variable, so ~arch specifiers will not match. The
>> code is in the DisplayKeywordRestriction class:
>> http://git.overlays.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=proj/portage.git;a=blob;f=pym/portage/news.py#l326
> Thanks for the information, I've committed the newsfile as is:
> http://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-news/2011/2011-11-27-gnome3-unmask/
> PS: what do we have to do to get Display-If-Visible implemented? I
> volunteer to do whatever I can.

We can bump the version of the News-Item-Format and add any new features
that we want. People have requested support for USE dependencies in the
past, so we may want to add that at the same time.

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