shells/bash-static fails to package/deinstall cleanly
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Thu Dec 26 11:45:18 UTC 2013
On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 01:27:42PM +0200, clutton wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-12-26 at 10:51 +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > On 26/12/2013 10:40, clutton wrote:
> > > The whole port because of STATIC option?
> > > It'll be better to move this thing to bash port and make it as an
> > > option. Like zsh maintainer did.
> > It's already an option in the bash port.
> > You seem somewhat unclear on the concept of slave ports and why they
> > should exist. The point here is so that users of binary packages can
> > jut type
> > pkg install bash-static
> > and get a statically linked version of bash. This is the principal
> > reason that slave ports exist: so that the same software will be built
> > with different sets of default options, either for end user convenience
> > or because some other port depends on having some specific combination
> > of options.
> > Cheers,
> > Matthew
> I know why, I mean I understand the purpose.
> I thought that after OPTIONS framework was introduced all -x11 and
> similar ports are legacy. Am I wrong?
Not yet the OPTIONS framework is just the first step, the second step is killing
pkg_install and the last step bringing in subpackages/flavours :)
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