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

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 7 11:40:04 UTC 2013


On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 12:46:08PM +0200, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> 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?
> 

That would be easy but is that a really desired feature?

regards,
Bapt
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