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Re: enable icu support by default in libxml2

On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 06:10:55PM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 12:54:53PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > But that's an ancient machine (from the late 90s?), so I guess the real
> > question is how long does icu take vs libxml2, and other things that one
> > needs at the same time.
> I would (slightly) prefer to not enable ICU this by default, or at
> least offer a well supported option to turn it off.
> This is because I need libxslt for all (semi-)automatic test setups
> of NetBSD, and this depends on libxml2.
> Test setups are often very tiny/week machines (even weeker or with smaller
> ram than the Atari tsutsui-san quoted), and of course the most interesting
> test setups are for architectures we do not build binary pkgs for.
> If ICU will be enabled unconditionally, I'd have to split the postprocessing
> out of the test script and move it to a separate machine, which complicates
> the setup a lot (but is not impossible).

No, I would just switch the option to default-on, so you could still
disable it locally.

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