[vlc-devel] [PATCH] contrib: Make --disable-foo disable any package that depends on foo
martin at martin.st
Mon Apr 15 13:42:31 CEST 2019
On Mon, 15 Apr 2019, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> I don't agree with that. This works as intended currently.
> If package is provided by OS, disabling it should not affect reverse
> dependencies IMO. And if it's not, it's debatable that silently disabling
> things is desirable.
Right, I didn't think of the case when these packages might be provided by
the OS itself (although pkg-config should pick them up in that case and
avoid rebuilding them in general, making it unnecessary to use the
--disable option for those in general?).
So would it be reasonable with a separate --disable option to bootstrap,
like --disable-all-foo, --disable-rdepends-foo or something like that?
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