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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>1.25</version> 11<version>1.26</version>
12<date>2005-01-23</date> 12<date>2005-01-23</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>What are USE-flags?</title> 15<title>What are USE-flags?</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>The ideas behind USE-flags</title> 17<title>The ideas behind USE-flags</title>
18<body> 18<body>
19 19
20<p> 20<p>
21When you are installing Gentoo (or any other distribution, or even operating 21When you are installing Gentoo (or any other distribution, or even operating
22system for that matter) you make choices depending on the environment you are 22system for that matter) you make choices depending on the environment you are
23working with. A setup for a server differs from a setup for a workstation. 23working with. A setup for a server differs from a setup for a workstation.
24A gaming workstation differs from a 3D rendering workstation. 24A gaming workstation differs from a 3D rendering workstation.
25</p> 25</p>
26 26
229 229
230<pre caption="Using USE as environment variable"> 230<pre caption="Using USE as environment variable">
231# <i>USE="-java" emerge mozilla</i> 231# <i>USE="-java" emerge mozilla</i>
232</pre> 232</pre>
233 233
234</body> 234</body>
235</subsection> 235</subsection>
236<subsection> 236<subsection>
237<title>Inheriting USE-flags</title> 237<title>Inheriting USE-flags</title>
238<body> 238<body>
239 239
240<p> 240<p>
241Some packages don't only listen to USE-flags, but also provide USE-flags. When 241Some packages don't only listen to USE-flags, but also provide USE-flags. When
242you install such a package, the USE-flag they provide is added to your USE 242you install such a package, the USE-flag they provide is added to your USE
243setting. To view the list of packages that provide a USE-flag, check 243setting. To view the list of packages that provide a USE-flag, check
244<path>/etc/make.profile/use.defaults</path>: 244<path>/etc/make.profile/use.defaults</path> and the <path>use.defaults</path>
245files of the parent profiles.
245</p> 246</p>
246 247
247<pre caption="A snippet from /etc/make.profile/use.defaults"> 248<pre caption="A snippet from /etc/make.profile/use.defaults">
248gnome gnome-base/gnome 249gnome gnome-base/gnome
249gtk x11-libs/gtk+ 250gtk x11-libs/gtk+
250qt x11-libs/qt 251qt x11-libs/qt
251kde kde-base/kdebase 252kde kde-base/kdebase
252motif x11-libs/openmotif 253motif x11-libs/openmotif
253</pre> 254</pre>
254 255
255</body> 256</body>
256</subsection> 257</subsection>
257<subsection> 258<subsection>
258<title>Precedence</title> 259<title>Precedence</title>
259<body> 260<body>

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