Dislike the way port conflicts are handled now

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Sat Jan 16 22:37:15 UTC 2010

On Sat, 16 Jan 2010 13:01:47 -0500
"b. f." <bf1783 at googlemail.com> wrote:

> >Wait a minute; rewind. Isn't that what "make -DDISABLE_CONFLICTS"
> >does?
> I believe that he is talking about changing _when_ the check for
> conflicts is made; whereas DISABLE_CONFLICTS ignores the check,
> regardless of when it is made.  A late check is preferable to using
> DISABLE_CONFLICTS, because with that knob you can shoot yourself in
> the foot by mistakenly installing one port on top of another.

I think the point is you can make -DDISABLE_CONFLICTS using targets
other than install

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