use OPTIONS in x11-drivers/xorg-drivers

Jona Joachim jaj at
Tue May 22 16:43:11 UTC 2007

On Tue, 22 May 2007 17:35:22 +0100, Florent Thoumie wrote:

> Jona Joachim wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I just wanted to ask why the x11-drivers/xorg-drivers port installs all
>> those drivers unconditionally.
>> Wouldn't it be sensible to use the OPTIONS framework to let the user
>> choose what he wants and needs?
>> To make the choice easier for the user you could enable drivers that he
>> most likely needs by default.
>> To find out what graphics driver he needs you could consult pciconf(8).
> This will be done within the next few weeks.

Would it be possible to include an option to depend on x11/nvidia-driver?


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