cvs commit: ports/security/gpgme Makefile pkg-plist ports/security/gpgme/files patch-configure patch-gpgme-engine-gpgsm.c

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at
Sun Dec 12 08:11:46 PST 2004

On Saturday, 11. December 2004 20:07, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Saturday, 11. December 2004 19:39, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> >
> > Why enable pth support?  FreeBSD shouldn't require this, and it just
> > adds another dependency?  I had specifically disabled it for that
> > reason.  What about making it optional?
> The pth support doesn't use pth instead of FreeBSD's native pthread libs,
> it produces an additional library that applications/developers might want
> to use for portability reasons. Making it optional isn't worth it IMO since
> pth is a small package anyway (<200kb) and the option would need to default
> to on in order to make the gpgme-package feature-complete.

Update: I've talked to Marcus Brinkmann of gpgme and he tells me the pth 
support is, to his knowledge, only used internally g10, so it should be safe 
to turn it off at least for now. I'll make it an OPTION with default to off.

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