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This GLEP proposes a new value for the RESTRICT metadata variable in ebuilds to indicate that an ebuild requires interaction by the user.
Certain ebuilds in the current tree require certain actions from the user to progress. A popular example are ebuilds that require physical media (cd/dvd-rom) for their distfiles instead of fetching them form the net. @@ -325,7 +325,7 @@ certain package will require their attention during the build process.
Portage (and by extension other package managers) will support a new value for the RESTRICT metadata variable called interactive. This value may be used by the package manager and tools using its API to filter packages that require @@ -339,7 +339,7 @@ it shouldn't be restricted.
The new RESTRICT=interactive metadata setting will give us the following benefits:
Strictly speaking this extension would requires an EAPI bump, however as existing portage ignore unknown RESTRICT values it shouldn't cause any real breakage to introduce it without.
Thanks to the following persons for their input on or related to this GLEP (even though they might not have known it): Alec Warner, Zac Medico, Simon Stelling