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Fri Apr 13 20:01:07 UTC 2012
13.04.2012, 23:55, "Chris Inacio" <nacho319 at gmail.com>:
> On Apr 13, 2012, at 3:39 PM, Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Chris Inacio <nacho319 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I was recently asked to do some FreeBSD ports support work. I mostly use a
>>> Mac and the MacPorts system. MacPorts has the concept of a variant for a
>>> port, but I can't find the analogue in the FreeBSD system.
>>> Does the FreeBSD ports system have the concept of a variant? If so, can
>>> someone point me in the right direction on how to create one?
>> Describing what a "variant" is, how it works in MacPorts, and what you
>> are trying to do would help a lot. :)
>> The closest guess I could make would be "slave port", but I don't
>> think that works the same way.
> Sorry, you're right.
> For example, a port of say Emacs could have a variant of X11.
> So Emacs or Emacs+X11.
> The X11 variant would (somewhat obviously) include building regular Emacs but also the X11 toolbar etc. while Emacs wouldn't include any X11 features (& dependencies).
> On the Mac, we can build universal binaries (PowerPC, ia32, and x86_64), at the cost of disk space. So we can build almost any package with the +universal variant.
> Is that a reasonable explanation?
Seems like you need makefile options:
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