ports structure and improvement suggestions

martinko martinkov at pobox.sk
Wed May 10 18:53:32 UTC 2006

Shaun Amott wrote:
> There is also no space for detailed descriptions of what knobs do inside
> the OPTIONS dialog. It is often easier to make the user look at the
> Makefile for a description and/or print out a message before installing.

the problem with messages is imho that they are basically all the same
level and once you run make or portupgrade you won't usually have a
chance to read any of them. many times i noticed something only because
of pure luck and then often i had to stop the installation process so
that i could read the message. :(

> Most of these issues have been discussed on the lists in the past.

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