cvs commit: ports/emulators/wine Makefile

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Sep 6 19:41:38 UTC 2010

On 09/06/2010 11:28 AM, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Sep 2010, Doug Barton wrote:
>>> Log:
>>> Explicitly configure using --without-xcomposite, --without-xinerama and
>>> --without-xrandr so that builds are more reproduciable and we avoi hidden
>>> dependencies when building outside of a minimal build environment, thus
>>> making packages more portable.
>> That sounds very reasonable. I'm just wondering if you could add OPTIONS
>> to enable those features however ...
> The short answer is: yes, based on concrete user feedback I have added
> and will continue to add OPTIONS.

Excellent. :)

> The longer answers is: Wine itself has 44 --enable/--disable knobs and I
> guess we do not want to have that many OPTIONS nor do we want to build it
> with the maximum number of features and thus dependencies.  What I am
> trying to do is to have those features that are relevant for most users
> always built, those where I see little to no use always disabled, and
> those in between as OPTIONS.  As I receive input and suggestions from
> users, I move things between those three categories, the most common,
> but not sole, move being the one from the disabled to the OPTIONS bucket.
> Does that sound like a reasonable approach?

Yes of course, and I certainly agree that we don't want 44 knobs for one 
port. I would suggest that you consider grouping multiple related 
configure --options into one OPTIONS knob, but you've probably already 
considered that. :)




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