[HEADSUP] dialog4ports does not popup anymore only for global options

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 7 10:18:03 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 01:15:49PM +0300, Vitaly Magerya wrote:
> Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> >> Is it possible to still show the dialog if one of those options implies
> >> additional dependencies?
> >>
> >> If not, what should those of us who do not want them installed do?
> > 
> > make config will always show those options so you can always tune them.
> > 
> > just make config-conditional will not fireup a new dialog automatically if the
> > defined options are only those from the global options.
> I see. As far as I can tell though, and correct me if I'm wrong, but
> 'make install' doesn't show those options. It also does not show those
> options for dependent ports. Neither does 'make config-recursive'.
> Tools like portmaster will now ignore those as well during install and
> reinstall.
> So, again, what are my options if I don't want dependencies to be pulled
> in silently?

You have no options and you never had one in the ports tree sorry.

If you have a way to implement that cleanly, I'll be happy to push such features
in the ports but really I see a way to do what you ask for.

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