use OPTIONS in x11-drivers/xorg-drivers

Florent Thoumie flz at
Tue May 22 17:20:48 UTC 2007

Jona Joachim wrote:
> 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.
> Great!
> Would it be possible to include an option to depend on x11/nvidia-driver?

Probably not, as it's not part of xorg-drivers.

Florent Thoumie
flz at
FreeBSD Committer

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