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Re: ghostscript meta package
On Sat, 20 Apr 2013, David Sainty wrote:
> David Holland <dholland-pkgtech%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> >On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 08:27:27PM +1200, Steven Drake wrote:
> > > Does anyone have a problem with changing the way the
> >> ghostscript-agpl/ghostscript-gpl is selected to use a meta-package
> > > 'ghostscript' that depends on one of them.
> I'm not a big fan of the by-licence selection though, given that it
> essentially defaults to the less-maintained version, and it's extending
> the licence functionality to new ground - elsewhere licensing settings
> don't change the package set on the machine, but here they do. That
> could be seen as abuse.
The meta-package doesn't use by-licence selection, it uses the PKG_OPTIONS
framework so that the use can choose which one they want.
$ cd print/ghostscript ; make show-options
Any of the following general options may be selected:
At most one of the following ghostscript options may be selected:
These options are enabled by default:
These options are currently enabled:
You can select which build options to use by setting PKG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS
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