WITHOUT_NLS is deprecated use NLS option instead

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at FreeBSD.org
Thu Dec 26 16:23:36 UTC 2013


On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 09:18:57AM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Dec 2013, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Dec 25, 2013 at 10:55:56PM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
> >> On 12/25/2013 10:51 PM, clutton wrote:
> >>> Sorry, but I have a quite opposite view. Making both variants work means
> >>> chaos. More variants means more complication.
> >>
> >> if <options for nls mean no> || WITHOUT_NLS; then
> >>
> >>
> >> This is not chaos. It's called "backwards compatibility," which is a
> >> critical part of every mature software project.
> >>
> >> OTOH, forcing users to jump through stupid hoops to change
> >> configurations which have worked for over a decade is a sign of the
> >> inmates running the asylum.
> >>
> >> Doug
> >>
> >
> > Backward compatility is still in there, this is a warning to the users, so that
> > they do get time to migrate. And it will stay for a while, even if
> > OPTIONS_UNSET=NLS is recommanded for more than a year.
> 
> It would be nice if that was added to the warning:
> 
> /!\ WARNING /!\
> WITHOUT_NLS is deprecated: use NLS option or OPTIONS_UNSET=NLS instead

use NLS option == OPTIONS_UNSET=NLS but yes I'll make the message more clear.

regards,
Bapt
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