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

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at cox.net
Wed Feb 4 00:59:40 PST 2004

On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 00:42:00 -0800, Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> 

> 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?

Shorter to type? ;-) Serious, I agree with you, kris. I don't see any 
point to add USE_GETTEXT_BUILD if it's only 'BUILD_DEPENDS=  

Nite people, /me goes to bed.


> 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?).
> Kris

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