Global USE flag

Do not add extra patches which change default behaviour; DO NOT USE THIS ON A GLOBAL SCALE as the severity of the meaning changes drastically

Packages describing “vanilla” as local USE flag

Package “vanilla” Flag Description
app-shells/dash Support echo -n, and enable echo -e all the time (unsupported)
sys-apps/systemd Disable Gentoo-specific behavior and compatibility quirks
sys-firmware/intel-microcode install only microcode updates from Intel's official microcode tarball
sys-kernel/aufs-sources Use vanilla kernel sources without applying genpatches. WARNING: This flag will drop all support from the Gentoo Kernel Security team