Edgar Fuß <ef%math.uni-bonn.de@localhost> writes: >> Probably more generic names are better; it makes sense to have a concept >> that each package might support 'debug' and perhaps 'debug-verbose'. > How do other packages handle this? generally they seem not to. > It seems to be the usual trade-off between being consistent across > packages inside pkgsrc and being consistent across CUPS packages. > Regular CUPS users might wonder how to enable debug-printfs on pkgsrc. If it's someone who's really up to debugging, presumably they'd glance at the makefile. Generally I do that because I'm expecting to add CONFIGURE_ARGS+= --foo > Is there a way to have a generic description of what you suggest to be > called "debug-verbose" plus a print/cups-specific description that > debug-verbose enables CUPS' debug-printfs option? pkg-specific option help text seems reasonable conceptually, but I am not aware of it existing.
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