Run-time auto-detection is harmful for packages
bsam at ipt.ru
Thu Jan 29 15:40:10 PST 2009
"Jeremy Messenger" <mezz7 at cox.net> writes:
> You already can do that. WITHOUT_GNOME=yes or WITHOUT_GNOME=esound.
Thanks for the tip!
>> 2. Create slave ports to build (non-default so far) packages for those
>> who want to use packages and were unfortunate to install packages
>> used for auto-detection by other packages.
>> As an example here may be a slave port audio/libmikmod-esound with
>> CONFIGURE_ARGS+=--enable-esd at makefile.
> No thanks, create a slave port that will have CONFLICTS with master is
> a worst solution.
Can you give some arguments? I don't see a strong ones...
Boris Samorodov (bsam)
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