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ERROR: USE flag <flag> does not exist

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I am baffled. This happens after I switch to "meta-repo" from "ports-2012".  I tried several packages, euse can't see packages flag. For example, the following is for xorg-server:

 

# euse -p "x11-base/xorg-server" -E "xephyr"
ERROR: USE flag "xephyr" does not exist
# equery u xorg-server                                                                                                                             
[ Legend : U - final flag setting for installation]
[        : I - package is installed with flag     ]
[ Colors : set, unset                             ]
 * Found these USE flags for x11-base/xorg-server-1.17.4-r2:
 U I
 - - dmx         : Build the Distributed Multiheaded X server
 - - doc         : Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
 - - glamor      : Enable Glamor OpenGL 2D acceleration
 + + ipv6        : Add support for IP version 6
 - - kdrive      : Build the kdrive X servers
 - - libressl    : Use dev-libs/libressl as SSL provider (might need ssl USE flag), packages should not depend on this USE flag
 - - minimal     : Install a very minimal build (disables, for example, plugins, fonts, most drivers, non-critical features)
 + + nptl        : Enable support for Native POSIX Threads Library, the new threading module (requires linux-2.6 or better usually)
 - - static-libs : Build static versions of dynamic libraries as well
 + + suid        : Enable setuid root program, with potential security risks
 - - systemd     : Enable use of systemd-specific libraries and features like socket activation or session tracking
 - - tslib       : Build with tslib support for touchscreen devices
 + + udev        : Enable virtual/udev integration (device discovery, power and storage device support, etc)
 - - unwind      : Enable libunwind usage for backtraces
 - - wayland     : Enable dev-libs/wayland backend
 - - xephyr      : Build the Xephyr server
 - - xnest       : Build the Xnest server
 + + xorg        : Build the Xorg X server (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)
 + + xvfb        : Build the Xvfb server

 

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A lot of the tools from gentoolkit such as euse are broken with meta-repo due mostly to those tools hard-coding the gentoo repo and not respecting the alias setting. They are slowly being replaced with tools in ego. Please see the ego manpages for the latest tools available. 

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Hello, biocyberman!

Strange that you have this result, because I have this:

funtoo ~ # euse -p "x11-base/xorg-server" -E "xephyr"
/etc/make.conf: line 24: foobashrc_modules: command not found
/etc/portage/make.conf: line 24: foobashrc_modules: command not found
Adding "x11-base/xorg-server[xephyr]" use flag to new file /etc/portage/package.use/xorg-server
funtoo ~ # cat /etc/portage/package.use/xorg-server 
x11-base/xorg-server xephyr

Do you have the folder "/etc/portage/package.use/"? I have "app-portage/gentoolkit-0.4.0" and you?

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If have the same output as biocyberman. With gentoolkit-0.4.0 and the file package.use.

But cafaia, what is with your errors about foobashrc_modules? I am not sure why your euse wants to call 

app-portage/foobashrc

but I haven't installed that package and euse is not giving me that error. I am working with ego-2.2.1 here. What version of ego do you use?

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Hello, jhan!

I don't have the same output as biocyberman, because gentoolkit-0.4.0 works for me, maybe because I have "package.use" folder and not file.

The errors about foobashrc_modules is because I have 'foobashrc_modules = "localpatch"' in /etc/portage/make.conf, I followed this  https://www.funtoo.org/Applying_Local_Patches_to_Ebuilds .

I'm also using ego-2.2.1.

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