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Jaglover
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:30 pm    Post subject: Kodi USE=nonfree Reply with quote

Anyone knows what nonfree does? What components?

Code:
~ $ euse -i nonfree
global use flags (searching: nonfree)
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no matching entries found

local use flags (searching: nonfree)
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[-      ] nonfree
    media-tv/kodi: Enable non-free components
        [-  ] 17.3 [gentoo]
        [-  ] 17.3-r1 [gentoo]
        [-  ] 17.4 [gentoo]
        [-  ] 17.4-r1 [gentoo]
              9999 [gentoo]

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The "nonfree" USE flag does one thing: enables support for playing media inside .rar files.

This functionality is being removed from kodi core in version 18, moving to a plugin, so the "nonfree" flag's days are numbered.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks! I do not have any rar files.
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