Subject: Re: ports FLAVORS on pkgsrc (and postfix)
To: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Bolgheroni <email@example.com>
Date: 01/24/2007 02:28:27
On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 21:15:57 +0100
Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 05:57:15PM +0000, Daniel Bolgheroni wrote:
> > Hi,
> > are there any options on pkgsrc to what OpenBSD calls FLAVORS? If not,
> > are there any plans to include it?
> > I'm asking because of problems regarding Postfix support for SASL2. I
> > compiled postfix-current, which do not have SASL2 support by default. It
> > would be nice to have something like FLAVORS to do this job rather than
> > modifying Makefile manually.
> You haven't had to edit the Makefile manually for as long as I can
> remember. In the old days you had to set specific variables in mk.conf,
> but nowadays you have the whole options framework.
> Try "make show-options" someday...
OK, OK, RTFM... didn't see last time I searched manual.
> > How to use the binaries of Postfix installed in /usr/pkg/sbin instead of
> > using the ones in /usr/sbin?
> See mailer.conf(5).
> > And, just to finish, why postfix AND sendmail are included in NetBSD by
> > default?
> Why not? Besides, 4.0 won't.
I just think it is not necessary. Keep one in the base system and the other on pkgsrc.