cvs commit: ports/astro/merkaartor Makefile
wxs at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jan 23 01:23:16 UTC 2012
On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 08:58:00AM -0500, Michael Scheidell wrote:
> On 1/21/12 12:32 AM, Eitan Adler wrote:
> >> As it stands now, if I don't have gnome-session then this port will not
> >> bring in the gnome stuff for me. What if I want it to bring in gnome?
> >> There is no way for this port to conditionally bring in gnome for me. If
> >> it sees I already have gnome it will honor that but there is no way for
> >> me to say "I don't have gnome, but please bring in the necessary parts
> >> and register dependencies for me".
> > In addition, what if I have GNOME on the box I'm building on but would
> > like to build a port for a box without GNOME?
> > Automagical dependencies should be avoided.
> all good points, and I think that since the maintainer uses merkaartor
> (hopefully), and knows what the most important or common deployments
> are, maybe we should engage him in the conversation.
> Would you suggest I open a PR? or would it be better for wxs/ and/ or
> eadler to open one and carefully describe what you think the behavior
> would be? (yes, we all love/hate GNATS.. but at least it makes sure the
> maintainer gets involved in the decisions)
I don't have time right now to open a PR but feel free to do so Eitan or
Michael. I, personally, don't care what the solution is as long as it
gets fixed. ;)
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