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Re: devel/git and devel/git-base are confusing

On 16.07.2019 15:10, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Mayuresh <> writes:
>> Is there a way this can be handled by pkgsrc's options framework? May be
>> keep defaults to no-gui (or otherwise if the majority wills, but I doubt!)
> It could be an option, but options basically don't work with binary
> packages, in that users of binary packages compiled by others do not get
> to set options.  I see little value in adding an option, when it works
> better for people to just also install git-gitk if they want it.
> In general, I think it's best for us to have as few options as possible,
> favoring split packages (which we have in this case).  Sometimes they
> can't be avoided, and having them is far better than not.

Fully agreed on it. Package options conflict with binary packages. In
this case option does not win anything.

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