ports structure and improvement suggestions

Renato Botelho rbgarga at gmail.com
Tue May 9 16:41:09 UTC 2006

On 5/9/06, Yuan, Jue <yuanjue02 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Have got a question for the OPTIONS Framework.
> Since it will putting KNOBS in /etc/make.conf, the problem is:
> when one port put "WITH_X11=yes" into make.conf, while later another
> port may put "WITHOUT_X11=yes" into the same file. So when the ports
> tree are upgraded and building process for these two ports happens,
> as far as I can see, there are still some difficulties to tell which KNOB is
> for which port, right?
> I am not saying it is unresolved. Many solutions I have seen are mentioned
> here. But it is not what the OPTIONS Framework does automatically ;-) So
> using the OPTIONS Framework only may not be a complete solution for ports,
> from this point of view :-)

Try solution proposed by flz at FreeBSD.org in this thread...

Renato Botelho

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