Two very wanted features landed in Gentoo Linux portage tree.
--autounmask and --autounmask-write are two new parameters for portage that every user was dreaming of. It will even respect --ask flag! Here is what happens:
- emerge --ask --autounmask-write pypy will ask you to unmask latest pypy version and to confirm configuration changes
- emerge --autounmask-write pypy will just unmask needed packages without asking.
In either case, you have to confirm changes with dispatch-conf or similar tools. Happy Gentooing!
PS: I put EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS="--autounmask-write" into /etc/make.conf to make life easier.