On 16.07.2019 15:10, Greg Troxel wrote: > Mayuresh <mayuresh%acm.org@localhost> 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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