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Re: remove emacs nox11 packages?
On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 08:22:16PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Is it time to remove emacs21-nox11 and emacs-nox11? They serve no
> purpose that PKG_OPTIONS.emacs=-x11 doesn't, and at least
> That's not quite true, because we don't build binary packages with
> PKG_OPTIONS.emacs=-x11, so the similarity is only true for people
> building from source.
That's a fair point. Sometime we'll have to figure out what to do
about binary packages and options, but in the meantime I guess these
ought to stick around.
> emacs21-nox11 has been bitrotting. (I noticed today that its
> PKGREVISION hadn't ever been bumped even though it shares patches with
> the regular emacs21.)
> I think we now have the ability to have a package which is essentially
> "build this other package, but with these options". That would be a
> replacement, and less prone to bitrot.
The emacs(22) nox11 package is arranged better; I (or someone) could
clone that into emacs21-nox11.
David A. Holland
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