Subject: Re: pkg/30837: add `nogui' option to net/jigdo (patch privided)
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Jukka Salmi <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/26/2005 20:01:50
Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Maybe should just make a new second package. Examples: 
> editors/emacs-nox11, editors/xemacs-nox11, graphics/gnuplot-nox11, 
> graphics/plotutils-nox11, lang/pnetlib-nox11, net/irrtoolset-nox11, 
> print/ghostscript-esp-nox11, security/dsniff-nox11
> Or maybe jigdo and jigdo-gui since there are many examples like that.
> Or maybe jigdo and jigdo-x11 since there are several packages named like 
> that too.

Each of these choices has its advantages. Using options keeps the
number of packages small. Using separate packages gives the possibility
to "upgrade" from nox11 to x11 or from nogui to gui respectively.
Anything else?

However, it's probably a good idea to reach a consensus on this topic
and then to change the packages in question...

Regards, Jukka

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