Subject: Re: *_OPTIONS for package options
To: None <>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/24/2004 10:55:09
In article <20040724054337.GT11135@fang> grant wrote:
: maybe even better is to use ${PKGBASE} in PKG_OPTIONS (or
: PKG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS, whatever) for the defaults and override them
: per-pkg with PKG_OPTIONS.${PKGBASE}. we've used PKGBASE in that way
: in some other parts of pkgsrc already :)

  Sounds good.  It might also be good to have a way to disable a
certain option for a certain package, without overriding all other
global settings.  Maybe prepend the option with ``-''?

# use default settings, but disable bar -bar