cvs commit: ports KNOBS
ceri at submonkey.net
Sat Nov 5 05:06:47 PST 2005
On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 06:59:55AM +0000, Michael Johnson wrote:
> ahze 2005-11-05 06:59:55 UTC
> FreeBSD ports repository
> Added files:
> . KNOBS
> - Add KNOBS, this file has a list of popular knobs with a short
> description of what the knob is and does. The intent is to
> help porters keep like-name knobs through out the ports tree
> and end-users have a single file they can look up knobs in.
> Limitations to KNOBS: In the future we plan to add support for OPTIONS
> to support the KNOBS file, and so dialog(1) will be able to handle the
> size of each knob knob-name's are limited to 12 characters and
> knob-descriptions are limited to 45 characters, not including the
> white space between the knob-name and knob-description.
> Naming knobs: When a port has a lib-prefix (ie: libquicktime, libxine)
> the lib-prefix should be stripped from the knob name.
> (ie: QUICKTIME, XINE)
> Based around: brain storm ideas from mezz and I
> Approved by: portmgr
> Revision Changes Path
> 1.1 +91 -0 ports/KNOBS (new)
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not sure about the former. -- Einstein (attrib.)
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