[HEADUP] FLAVORS landing.
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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
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