Subject: Re: (new mk for packages using
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/10/2004 09:56:53
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On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 09:54:06 +0200
"Julio M. Merino Vidal" <> wrote:

> Even though...  for what grant suggested, like having exim3 use different
> databases (through USE_DB="mysql postgresql"), a file in mk makes sense
> (because it's providing a "general abstraction" for database support).
> If done this way, mk/ could simply need to inspect the variable
> value and then include databases/{mysql,postgresql}/ depending on
> it.  And the file in mk/ could only be used by packages accepting _both_
> databases.  Packages using only one could simply include the right
> directly...

I was thinking the same when working on this file, like a generic one for all
packages requiring the same package with different versions.

I could try... :)

	Juan RP <>

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