WITHOUT_NLS is deprecated use NLS option instead

clutton clutton at zoho.com
Thu Dec 26 06:51:25 UTC 2013


On Wed, 2013-12-25 at 21:56 -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
> Tonight I'm seeing this during ports builds:
> 
> /!\ WARNING /!\
> WITHOUT_NLS is deprecated use NLS option instead
> 
> This is silly.
> 
> I traced the message to bsd.sanity.mk, which has similar silliness for 
> many other longstanding make.conf options. If y'all are clever enough to 
> create silly warning messages deprecating options that have been in use 
> longer than most of you have been part of the project, you're also 
> clever enough to make compatibility shims to cause WITHOUT_FOO to do 
> whatever the equivalent behavior is for whatever the options framework 
> looks like this week.
> 
> Please fix this.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Doug

«The longer I live, Dorian, the more keenly I feel that whatever was
good enough for our fathers is not good enough for us.»

Sorry, but I have a quite opposite view. Making both variants work means
chaos. More variants means more complication.




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