RFC: Mk/bsd.jpeg.mk to automagically handle jpeg dependency

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at p6m7g8.com
Thu Jun 17 22:42:33 UTC 2010


On 6/17/2010 3:17 PM, Ade Lovett wrote:
> 
> On Jun 16, 2010, at 15:11 , Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
>> My question is: do we really need this? We're at the point where in
>> order to make use of all macros, vars, etc. we have, one needs to work
>> daily on ports. 
> 
> IMO, we've been at (and passed) that point for a long, long time for anything except the simplest of ports.
> 
> 21k+ pieces of random third party software, all held together with make(1) glue?  Rube Goldberg was an amateur ;)
> 
> -aDe
I agree with both of you; however, its the path we've chosen and if you
do know them they make maintenance much easier and less error prone.



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