[HEADUP] FLAVORS landing.
mat at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 27 14:31:48 UTC 2017
Le 27/09/2017 à 15:24, Julian Elischer a écrit :
> On 27/9/17 8:17 pm, Stefan Esser wrote:
>> Am 27.09.17 um 13:52 schrieb Julian Elischer:
>>> On 27/9/17 4:20 pm, Matthew Seaman wrote:
>>> Before this gets too far down the road I would like to suggest that we
>>> quickly formalise some nomenclature
>>> or we will have 200 different ideas as to how to do the same thing;
>>> I would like to propose the following possible "examples of official"
>>> -nodocs .. nearly every port has a DOCS option.. a way to
>>> automatically turn it off globally and generate said pkgs would be
>>> -minimal .. smallest possible feature set.. probably used just to
>>> satisfy some stupid dependency.
>>> -kitchensink .. speaks for itself .. options lit up like a
>>> -runtime .. no .a files, include files, development
>>> documentation or sources ..
>>> might only contain a single libxx.so.N file, or a
>>> single binary executable.
>> No, these are no good examples for flavours, as I understand them ...
> why not?
> that's part of the problem here. It's not really defined..
> sub packages? flavours? what's the difference?
One port is built multiple time with variations, each variation creating
a separate package.
Build the port once and create multiple packages.
> It's not defined and a dozen examples would go a long way to help.
> I know what I want.. that's to be able to populate my appliance
> without all the stuff I don't need.
> I also have a different requirement for my application build
> environment. There I need all the includes etc.
> How I get there is still a mystery.
>> These are possible typical sub-package categories, or rather you could
>> remove the DOCS from the base port, but offer a sub-package for them.
>> I'd rather think that NO-X11 might become a typical flavour, or the
>> dependency on a particular crypto library (e.g. openssl vs. libressl).
>> Regards, STefan
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