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Bug 542166 - sys-apps/portage: improve masking message for conditional RESTRICT
Summary: sys-apps/portage: improve masking message for conditional RESTRICT
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core - Interface (emerge) (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
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Blocks: 300071 autounmask
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Reported: 2015-03-04 18:37 UTC by Zac Medico
Modified: 2015-03-07 19:59 UTC (History)
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Description Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2015-03-04 18:37:27 UTC
For example, if the ebuild has RESTRICT="foo? ( bindist )", the masking message just says "masked by: bindist in RESTRICT" which isn't very helpful if the restriction is USE-conditional.
Comment 1 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2015-03-07 19:57:10 UTC
When --autounmask is enabled, we can suggest package.use configuration changes.
Comment 2 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2015-03-07 19:59:57 UTC
Also, for unconditional RESTRICT="bindist", --autounmask can suggest package.accept_restrict configuration changes.