recommended "dependencies?"

Kevin Ballard eridius at
Tue Feb 13 00:59:15 PST 2007

No. it would contain the code that activates the rtf support. If the  
user doesn't want it, they can specify -with_rtf.

That said, I would find this mechanism confusing, at the very least.

On Feb 13, 2007, at 1:04 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> Ok. Consider a port that has a variant +with_rtf and, by your  
> request, also +without_rtf. The user specifies neither of these  
> variants. You say the default should be one or the other. Let's say  
> that the default is to include RTF support. So the +with_rtf  
> variant would do nothing different? Would contain no code at all?  
> Doesn't that seem weird?

Kevin Ballard
eridius at

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