[ic] Gentoo ebuild

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Sat Nov 4 05:58:39 EST 2006

On 11/04/2006 01:32 AM, Kevin Walsh wrote:
> Grant <emailgrant at gmail.com> wrote:
>> To All:  Please chime if you have an opinion one way or the other.
> My chime would be for you to add some sort of "kitchensink" USE flag,
> so that both bundles could be, err, bundled into one package.  The
> installer can then decide how much of the bundle to use, by either
> making use of the USE flag or ignoring it.
> Gentoo is my distro of choice but, as I said, it's highly unlikely that
> I'd ever make use of a "www-apps/interchange" package.  I would make use
> of a "dev-perl/BundleInterchange" package, as long as it just consisted
> of a list of dependencies.
> One other thing:  You should add some sort of "are you nuts?" warning
> if the "ithreads" USE flag is found to be switched on when your
> "www-apps/interchange" ebuild is called.  As you may know, Gentoo won't
> build Perl with threads enabled unless this USE flag has been specified.
> Gentoo describes the "ithreads" USE flag as "Enable Perl threads, has
> some compatibility problems."  Your warning should probably be a little
> more descriptive than my suggested text. :-)

I think it would be a good idea to have use flags for the various
different dbs, or at least for the "big three", (MySQL, PostgreSQL and
Oracle) which would require the additional DBD module and of course the
database itself.  I would recommend this for the www-apps/interchange


More information about the interchange-users mailing list