Optional patching

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Wed Dec 19 12:37:00 PST 2007

On Wed, 19 Dec 2007 14:13:06 -0500
Wesley Shields <wxs at atarininja.org> wrote:

> I don't think it matters really, but is probably a matter of personal
> preference.  The only problem with using an option that I see is that
> if the user has no idea if (s)he is on a 64bit platform and turns the
> option off.  It's for this reason I'd suggest using the .if ${ARCH}
> approach.

I would have thought that the ".if ${ARCH}" method was the only
sensible way of doing it. Packages are built without any options set.

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