eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Fri Oct 24 17:15:06 PDT 2003
Adam Weinberger wrote:
>>>(10.24.2003 @ 1304 PST): Oliver Eikemeier said, in 1.2K: <<
>>Newer *ever* set USE_* in /etc/make.conf or elsewhere. User settable options
>>are WITH_* and WITHOUT_*
>>every port that has USE_* as an user-settable option should be
>>filed a bug report.
>>>end of "Re: Broken portstree?" from Oliver Eikemeier <<
> I agree. I think that USE_ would have been better left for user-defines,
> but that's not how history panned out.
> USE_* should be reserved for ports to define, and ports should not have
> user-tunable options that begin with USE_ (or, in the ridiculous manner
> of q3server-ra3 and utserver-to, DONT_USE_). Port should have all
> user-definable settings as WITH_* and WITHOUT_*, and all ports that have
> USE_ should be changed. Ermmn, IMO that is.
> Here is a list of ports that have user-tunable options that begin with
> USE_. Note that this is a really quick and dirty list, and probably has
> # Adam
Hey, USE_OPENSSL is great, you can try it with every port. The same
is true for USE_MOTIF and USE_XPM. I especially like DO_USE_WRKSUBDIR,
second in my list is USE_THIS_PERL. DONT_USE_THAT_PERL! Third is
My list is even longer, using
egrep -r '^[ ]*\.[ ]*(el)?if.*USE_' /usr/ports/[a-z]*
Ok, my preferred solution would be to feed this to portlint, hoping that
this usage becomes extinct. Or should we file some PRs?
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