Subject: conditionally including packages in based upon selected options
To: None <>
From: Blair Sadewitz <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 01/23/2007 02:25:39
I'm working on a libX11-1.1.1 package, and I have an option which
selects either phreads or xcb.

If xcb is selected, then another package needs to be included in
libX11's  However, I cannot just blindly do this, as if
xcb is not used this will cause all sorts of problems.

What is the most elegant way to take care of this?
I have found many possible hints at solutions in the documentation,
but nothing concrete--and I'd like to learn the right way from the


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