ports structure and improvement suggestions
pav at FreeBSD.org
Thu May 11 10:59:19 UTC 2006
On Thu, 11 May 2006 06:48:23 -0400, Frank Laszlo wrote
> Serge Gagnon wrote:
> > If you're talking about message that the port is saying about KNOB, try
> > grep ECHO Makefile and if you're talking about message while the port is
> > installing stuff, try cat pkg-message before installing this port ;-)
> As I said before, a simple method to fix this problem would be to
> extend the way OPTIONS works, where we create a new target to list
> possibly options for the port, and require maintainers to keep it up
> to date. i.e.
> # make options
> ===> Options for foo/bar.
> WITH_BAR Build port with support for bar
> WITH_FOO blah
> WITH_A blah blah...
> This would be fairly simple to implement using the current way
> OPTIONS are handled, I'll add this to my list of todo items.
We already have this. Tried make showconfig?
Pav Lucistnik <pav at oook.cz>
<pav at FreeBSD.org>
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