ports structure and improvement suggestions

Yuan, Jue yuanjue02 at gmail.com
Tue May 9 16:44:47 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 10 May 2006 00:41, Renato Botelho wrote:
> 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...

Have seen and replied it. Really a cool method to do the job :-)


Best Regards
Yuan, Jue @ www.yuanjue.net

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