Which ports store/use OPTIONS (/var/db/ports/portname/options)?
itetcu at people.tecnik93.com
Tue Feb 28 07:09:34 PST 2006
On Tue, 28 Feb 2006 09:17:41 -0500
Parv <parv at pair.com> wrote:
> in message <20060228154636.3e114177 at it.buh.tecnik93.com>, wrote
> Ion-Mihai Tetcu thusly...
> > On Tue, 28 Feb 2006 02:39:12 -0800 Jeremy Chadwick
> > <freebsd at jdc.parodius.com> wrote:
> > > Personally, I've never liked OPTIONS
> > > especially if the port author changes some of the OPTIONS names
> > > between port revisions
> > Indeed when OPTIONS change, either in meaning or in number
> > (OPTIONS added/removed) currently there's no warning for the user.
> > I have implemented something in two of my ports for this and I
> > will submit a patch for bsd.port.mk shortly.
> Ion-Mihai, i thank you for your effort for the above mentioned patch.
Well, better wait to see the results first :)
> (Hurry up! :)
The current version requires complete maintainer cooperation which
usually worked well in the past for me and myself :) but I'd like to
avoid (like in automate) that whenever possible ;)
There is no way to avoid it when OPTIONS change their meaning and other
subtle changes (this is of course discouraged because of breaking POLA,
but sometimes one has to follow vendor ideas :-/ )
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