ports structure and improvement suggestions
laszlof at vonostingroup.com
Thu May 11 12:09:51 UTC 2006
Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> 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?
This only shows currently configured options and depends on the
existence of _OPTIONSFILE. I would like to see a target that shows user
configurable options BEFORE they are built/configured.
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