Subject: Re: RFC: new variable SUGGESTS, Part II
To: Jan Schaumann <email@example.com>
From: Rene Hexel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/04/2002 07:47:19
On Tue, 2002-09-03 at 12:33, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> A few examples that I had in mind:
Okay, I C.
> TAKE_SUGGESTS can be set to YES, NO, and ASK. YES accepts all
> suggestions, NO rejects all. ASK makes 'make' ask for every single
> suggestion. Did you not notice the 'ASK' option?
I was more thinking along the lines of automation. It might be useful
to be able to automatically take suggestions for certain packages while
not taking others.
Take a look at gnome, for example. I tend to build packages like this
unattended, because it takes several hours. To be able to specify which
suggestions to include automatically might be a plus.
> Anyway, thanks for your feedback. If this really is superflous, I'll
> simply disagree and shut up. :)
Not at all. My response may have sounded harsher than it was intended
to be ...