HEADS UP: OPTIONS improvement

Rong-en Fan grafan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 06:01:43 UTC 2007

On 4/4/07, Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 07:52:57AM +0900, NIIMI Satoshi wrote:
> > On 2007/04/03 14:12, Rong-En Fan wrote:
> > > After pav@'s commit to bsd.port.mk, now you can test WITH/WITHOUT
> > > freely with OPTIONS.
> >
> > I filed a PR ports/78343 with similar patch, but the PR was rejected.
> > Why the policy has been changed?
> Different committer, different opinion I guess.  Opinions change over
> time, too :)

Well, current implementation still has one flaw. If users specify WITH/WITHOUT
in make.conf which conflicts with OPTIONS (/var/db/ports/somewhere), the result
depends on how port's Makefile written.

However, I think it's not how OPTIONS works.

Rong-En Fan

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