Depending on other ports with OPTIONS

Paul A. Hoadley paulh at
Tue Apr 26 03:59:17 PDT 2005

Hi Adam,

On Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 09:44:42PM -0400, Adam Weinberger wrote:
> Paul A. Hoadley wrote:
> >I've hit a wall here---can anyone give me a push in the right
> >direction?  Even just pointing me at a port that depends on certain
> >OPTIONs having been chosen in another port would probably be
> >sufficient.  I am willing to work it out from the Makefiles.
> Really, the simplest thing is to determine whether someone has
> installed the proper flavour (for example, look for
> mysql-backend.file). If not, output an error message saying "Rebuild
> port foo with the mysql-backend enabled". I bet that'd be enough for
> most users.

This is what I will do in the first instance.  I'm happy to try the
master/slave approach, I just need an example of what is being


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