Subject: Re: Conversion of mplayer to options framework
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/01/2005 15:05:05
On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 03:00:46PM +0000, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> I've added:
> .if ${MACHINE_ARCH} == "i386"
>     MPLAYER_ENABLE_RUNTIME_CPU_DETECTION:mplayer-runtime-cpudetection
> .endif
> But it seems to do nothing.  At least, the corresponding option is not
> added by default, although the variable is explicitly set to YES by
> mk/defaults/mk.conf.

Do you have included before the MACHINE_ARCH test?
Is your pkgsrc up-to-date?
I can't think of anything else. Look at e.g. audio/lame/
for a case where it works.

> > Option descriptions for all options (including the package-specific
> > ones) should be added to mk/defaults/option.descriptions.
> Nice!  I wasn't aware of that file; it makes 'make show-options' output
> quite user-friendly :)

Yes :)
Now we only need all options described there....