proper use of bsd.port.options.mk
wblock at wonkity.com
Mon May 16 04:18:54 UTC 2011
On Sun, 15 May 2011, Doug Barton wrote:
> I'm confused (yeah, I know, nothing new about that). From
> # usage:
> # .include "bsd.port.options.mk"
> # <deal with user options>
> # .include "bsd.port.pre.mk"
> # <other work, including adjusting dependencies>
> # .include "bsd.port.post.mk"
> However the ports I've looked at so far all do:
> OPTIONS= blah
> .include <bsd.port.options.mk>
> .include <bsd.port.mk>
> I assume that this method works, since it seems like so many ports use it.
> Should the notes in options.mk be updated?
Yes, it should be updated. See examples "5.8 Simple use of OPTIONS" and
"5.9 Old style use of OPTIONS" in the Porter's Handbook:
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