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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:45 am    Post subject: vlc wont accept use=dhow, not even set by make.conf Reply with quote

hi there,

i want vlc media player to use dshow.
but to put the useflag in /etc/portage/package.use or even in /etc/make.conf does not
lead to the desired behaviour. can someone explain why ??

thanks a lot
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

at a second look i saw that some useflags come with brackets... would like to know what that means, that might be the reason for not pulling in "dhow".
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The parentheses () show that it is an unavailable or irrelevant option.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

dhow or dshow are not valid vlc ebuild use flags therefore they do not work and are ignored ..
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