OPTIONS usage in lang/python

Chuck Robey chuckr at chuckr.org
Thu Dec 2 06:20:08 PST 2004

On Thu, 2 Dec 2004, Florent Thoumie wrote:

> Chuck Robey wrote:
> > I need to get some action out of what seems to be a really new feature of
> > ports, the OPTIONS keyword.  In the latest version of the lang/python
> > port, I need to get some of the options activated, but I'm not certain of
> > the ssyntax, so I can't tell if I've invoked it.
> >
> > Can I ask, if one of the options is named "THREADS", then how do I go
> > about activating that option?

The info about WITH, along with the new port, fixed the python install for
me, and my thanks.  I'm writing a free database for a friend, and you just
got the Sleepycat interface back in action, so thanks.

> >
> > Thanks
> 	Scroll down and you'll find the WITHOUT_THREADS knob. Just set this
> 	variable to something.

Chuck Robey         | Interests include C & Java programming, FreeBSD,
chuckr at chuckr.org   | electronics, communications, and SF/Fantasy.

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