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6<sections> 6<sections>
7<section> 7<section>
8<title>What are USE-flags?</title> 8<title>What are USE-flags?</title>
9<subsection> 9<subsection>
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42Enter the USE-flags. Such a flag is a keyword that embodies support and 42Enter the USE-flags. Such a flag is a keyword that embodies support and
43dependency-information for a certain concept. If you define a certain USE-flag, 43dependency-information for a certain concept. If you define a certain USE-flag,
44Portage will know that you want support for the chosen keyword. Ofcourse 44Portage will know that you want support for the chosen keyword. Of course
45this also alters the dependency information for a package. 45this also alters the dependency information for a package.
46</p> 46</p>
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48<p> 48<p>
49Lets take a look at a specific example: the <c>kde</c> keyword. If you do not 49Lets take a look at a specific example: the <c>kde</c> keyword. If you do not
204<subsection> 204<subsection>
205<title>Precendence</title> 205<title>Precendence</title>
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208<p> 208<p>
209Ofcourse there is a certain precendence on what setting has priority over the 209Of course there is a certain precendence on what setting has priority over the
210USE setting. You don't want to declare <c>USE="-java"</c> only to see that 210USE setting. You don't want to declare <c>USE="-java"</c> only to see that
211<c>java</c> is declared anyway. The precedence for the USE setting is, ordered 211<c>java</c> is declared anyway. The precedence for the USE setting is, ordered
212by priority (first has lowest priority): 212by priority (first has lowest priority):
213</p> 213</p>
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