Portfile guidelines (was 
Yves de Champlain
yves at macports.org
Thu Jun 21 14:06:59 PDT 2007
Le 07-06-21 à 16:51, Ryan Schmidt a écrit :
> On Jun 20, 2007, at 10:29, Yves de Champlain wrote:
>> - more obscure names should either have a good description or a
>> clearer name like with_* / without_* / enable_* / disable_* to at
>> least give a clue if we are triggering a dependency or an inner
>> mechanism. A good example : disable_utf8mac,
>> disable_extra_encodings, enable_cp932fix (libiconv).
> This was suggested once, and implemented in a few ports, but I
> still don't see the advantage over the "normal" MacPorts variant
> naming, which would be, respectively, +utf8mac,
> +no_extra_encodings, and +cp932fix.
Well, if we could have a "normality" definition written in the new
committers docs, that would just be many times better than having the
most advantageous naming scheme anyway.
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