Subject: Re: How about USE_GM4?
To: Amitai Schlair <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/20/2001 02:24:52
On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Amitai Schlair wrote:

> I'm working on updating graphics/gphoto2 to the latest beta, and found that
> it needs GNU m4. Currently, this means doing something like so:
> BUILD_DEPENDS+= m4-1.4:../../devel/m4
> M4=             ${PREFIX}/bin/gm4
> A few other packages do this sort of thing (I see at least devel/autoconf,
> devel/gmp, and x11/gtk--). Following the prior art of USE_GMAKE, does it
> make sense to add a USE_GM4 knob to that does the above work?

Sounds reasonable to me.