ports structure and improvement suggestions
garyj at jennejohn.org
Tue May 9 08:12:43 UTC 2006
Sideris Michael writes:
> On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 11:20:59PM +0200, Gary Jennejohn wrote:
> > Sideris Michael writes:
> > > > On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 10:47:51PM +0200, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> > > > No one is taking away any rights.
> > >
> > > Of course. That's why every ports should have a configuration panel.
> > >
> > Wrong. I do not intend to convert any of my ports to use OPTIONS so
> > don't bother sending me patches. Many ports are so simple that adding
> > a configuration panel would be totally unnnecessary and ridiculous.
> So, if you have 10 of this ports as dependencies, you prefer go seperately
> to each port directory and search through the Makefile to find what KNOBS
> it provides. Nice.
No, but none of my ports are dependencies, and that is true for the vast
majority of ports. You wrote "every ports". I was merely pointing out
that not every port needs a configuration panel.
Gary Jennejohn / garyjATjennejohnDOTorg gjATfreebsdDOTorg garyjATdenxDOTde
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