ssuominen at gentoo
May 6, 2012, 2:01 AM
Post #4 of 6
On 05/06/2012 04:58 AM, Ben wrote:
Re: remove cups from releases/make.defaults ?
[In reply to]
> On 6 May 2012 04:45, hasufell<hasufell [at] gentoo> wrote:
>> # grep ^USE /usr/portage/profiles/releases/make.defaults
>> USE="acl cups gdbm gpm nptl nptlonly sysfs unicode"
>> This is used by "/usr/portage/profiles/default/linux/amd64/10.0" for
>> example, so I have "cups" in default NON-DESKTOP profile like it was a
>> mandatory useflag.
>> Is it? I don't even have a printer and expect that profile to be the
>> very minimum.
>> This would rather be a useflag for targets/desktop/make.defaults imo.
>> I see a similar discussion has happened 2 years ago, but I don't see a
>> solution there.
> I would argue (and I did 2 years ago) that it doesn't belong even in
> the desktop profile. I'm certainly not the only desktop user who
> hasn't had a printer in years.
> Ben | yngwin
+1 for getting rid of it everywhere in profiles, it's one of those steps
you do during installation as first thing,
set USE="-cups" (when you realize GTK+ pulling it in for printing