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Bug 440414

Summary: app-editors/vim-7.3.409: some elog messages should only be shown right after the relevant use flag is enabled.
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: poletti.marco
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Vim Maintainers <vim>
Severity: normal    
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 440214    

Description poletti.marco 2012-10-31 10:50:25 UTC
Disclaimer: this bug has been filed in a semi-automated manner.

When emerging the package app-editors/vim-7.3.409, the following elog messages are displayed:

 * The 'X' USE flag enables vim <-> X communication, like
 * updating the xterm titlebar. It does not install a GUI.
 * To install a GUI version of vim, use the app-editors/gvim
 * package.

Such messages should only be displayed when the package is a new install, or when the relevant USE flag is not enabled in the current installed version.
These situations can be checked in the ebuild as follows:

if use X && ! has_version 'app-editors/vim[X]'; then

See the tracker bug 440214 for more details.
Comment 1 Tim Harder gentoo-dev 2014-01-25 21:14:01 UTC
Fixed in current versions.