ports structure and improvement suggestions

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Mon May 8 23:03:56 UTC 2006

On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 12:56:06AM +0300, Sideris Michael wrote:
> On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 04:53:44PM -0500, Josh Tolbert wrote:
> > On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 12:46:43AM +0300, Sideris Michael wrote:
> > > Oh, come on now. Each Option has a description next to it. Let's be reasonable.
> > 
> > Often times a very terse description that occasionally requires digging
> > through the Makefile to actually see what's going on.
> Let there be very very very few cases like that.

Unfortunately there are quite a few cases like that.
There just is not enough space in the OPTIONS screen to explain the details
of what a given option do.  In many cases it is fairly obvious what a given
option will do, but in many cases it is far from obvious.

> In the worst case, you will have 
> to dig a bit. But that doesn't compare with the general good the conversion would do.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at student.uu.se

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