Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mk
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Amitai Schlair <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/11/2006 20:55:41
Dieter Baron wrote:
> : By the way, I would prefer to only create the fail-wrappers when
> : PKG_DEVELOPER is set. For a typical user (even more for unexperienced
> : users) this is just annoying.
Shouldn't the need for a C++ compiler (for instance), like includes and
libraries, be one of the aspects of the build environment that we
Besides, presumably the rest of the packages needing C++ will be fixed
soon, after which this will rarely bother anyone; if and when it does,
we'll want non-developers' work logs to contain useful error messages.
(My bias: I'm generally in favor of making builds more consistent across
varying environments, and therefore generally opposed to making build
output deliberately non-identical.)