Subject: Re: options.mk in buildlink files?
To: Geert Hendrickx <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 04/20/2006 13:58:17
On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> This not what I mean. I mean that your approach assumes that different
> packages use the same options.
> I could build cairo manually, with "PKG_OPTIONS.cairo=-glitz" on the
> command line. When I would build pango at another time (and I forgot that
> I set -glitz when I built cairo), glitz will still be pulled in (unneeded,
> since, IIUC, none of both packages will be linked against glitz).
The PKG_BUILD_OPTIONS method -- which, mind you, I don't like either -- is
the established way to do it today. Changing that method should be a
different task; what's at point here is specifically cairo vs. glitz. :)
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>