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Tue Oct 5 03:03:02 EDT 2010
On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 2:01 AM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On 05/10/10 07:50, Daniel J Griffiths (Ghost1227) wrote:
> > don't think i'd even do that, but just to nitpick, it'd be better written
> > as:
> > [[ -f /usr/bin/gtk-config ]] && COPTS="--with-gtk"
> > then add $COPTS to your compile line.
> I think you should also make sure that gtk then becomes a dependency of the
> resulting package to prevent accidental removal of gtk.
> You also need to consider that doing this means that users would see
> behaviour from what they believe is the same package. It could be
> and possibly complicate support and dealing with bugs.
> Personally I think it's a horrible idea to inspect the environment and make
> use of stuff that happens to be there. I don't like it when it's done in
> Makefiles and I think it's an even worse idea to do it in PKGBUILDs.
> just my opinion though.
> Magnus Therning (OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4)
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> Ok thanks for your input, I probably won't do it, though I wondered for
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