[paludis-user] More enchantment proposal

Bo Ørsted Andresen bo.andresen at zlin.dk
Tue Aug 26 11:16:09 UTC 2008


On Tuesday 12 August 2008 10:54:11 Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> > Maybe will be good idea to provide a command line parameter that makes
> > paludis threat command line parameters as portage did... it will help
> > us to get more users and testers.
>
> The problem is, the emerge commandline doesn't make sense. Have a look
> at -u, -D and -e for perfect examples.

Not even just that. The meaning of all those emerge options have changed 
countless times. For a simple example what is now --reinstall changed-use 
used to be --newuse. What is now --newuse has no paludis equivalent because 
it is stupid. Examples involving --update and/or --deep get much more 
complex..

-- 
Bo Andresen
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