HEADS UP: Latest round of bsd.*.mk changes

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Feb 4 00:42:02 PST 2004

On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 03:29:54AM -0500, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:

> Perhaps we need something like USE_GETTEXT_BUILD similar to
> USE_PERL5_BUILD.  Whatever is the choice, please submit a PR so we can
> track this.  Thanks.

Is that really necessary?  i.e. does it buy a significant improvement
over using the explicit BUILD_DEPENDS in the relative few ports that
use it?

I'm becoming concerned at the proliferation of variables being added
to b.p.m - the trend towards macro'izing every conceivable shell
command used by ports is another one I'm uncomfortable with (why?).

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