cvs commit: ports/devel/gettext Makefile

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jul 12 01:10:02 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 01:03:10AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 09:30:15AM +0200, Kirill Ponomarew wrote:
> > OPTIONS are in pre-beta stage right now.  I don't like it also,
> > but AFAIK eik@ is working at replacement of it.
> I'll say they are still 1/2 baked.
> What's the method for exposing various build options to 'pkg_add -r'
> users?  It is less useful if there isn't a mechanism for choice to those
> users.

For important options you make a slave port.  For trivial options,
which you say these are, that would be a waste of inodes.

> P.S. What is the rule for how obtuse an option can be and still be
>      OPTIONS'ed?

As obtuse as you like, it's *optional*.

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