Making OPTIONS a bit more flexible

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Sun Aug 1 16:25:27 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 00:33:54 +0200
Miguel Mendez <flynn at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I remember reading something about a options-ng thing, so maybe this
> is already being addressed. IMHO it would be interesting to have a
> more flexible options system that could let us, for example (see
> attached patch) build exclusive options menus, where the user shall
> choose just 1 option. The attached patch adds that functionality.

The only problem is that generally you have some sets of
exclusive options, e.g. (A or B) and (C or D or F).

> The main problem I see is that dialog itself is pretty limited in what
> it can do, perhaps we could extend dialog a bit as well?

You pin-pointed very well the problem :)

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