Subject: Re: option names for a package
To: None <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/29/2004 22:18:16
On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 11:04:33PM +0200, Klaus Heinz wrote:
> the existing packages using use different names
> for what I think are the "same" options, eg openssl and ssl, postgresql
> and pgsql, PAM and pam. Shouldn't we have a list of commonly used options?

Yes, we're planning on making a more definitive list of "common"
options, so that PKG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS can be more useful.  In the
meantime, in places where you find disparities, please feel free to
send them directly to me, or to send-pr them.


	-- Johnny Lam <>