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

Tijl Coosemans tijl at coosemans.org
Fri Jun 7 10:47:25 UTC 2013

On 2013-06-07 12:17, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> 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.

How about only suppressing the dialog if the options have been explicitly
set or unset in make.conf?

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