Mel Pilgrim list_freebsd at bluerosetech.com
Wed Sep 27 00:43:23 UTC 2017

On 09/26/2017 16:56, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at  4:39:29 +1000, Andy Farkas wrote:
>> On 27/09/2017 04:22, Mathieu Arnold wrote:
>>> Please read the whole email.
>> What are FLAVORS and why do I need it?
>> Is there somewhere that explains the intent and purpose?
> Thank you!  Just the question I was going to ask.

FLAVORS allows a pkg repo to contain variations of the same port. For 
example, a port that has two mutually exclusive options can now exist in 
the public repo as both builds (each with their own FLAVOR suffix), 
rather than requiring the port maintainer select a default and force 
users of the other to compile the port themselves, or do things like 
maintain subports.

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