> If this is a fixed dependency, then it's a bug in the port's Makefile. If it's > not set in stone (i.e.: mod_authnz_ldap could also work with > mod_fictional_3rdparty_ldap), then applying the logic you suggest, would kill > the option to use mod_fictional_3rdparty_ldap. > > Set in stone would mean, "if there is a port mod_fictional_3rdparty_ldap, or > enough people have complained that they cannot use > mod_fictional_3rdparty_ldap, even though there's not a port for it".
It seems that the main problem arises from usage of OPTIONS. If I had specified WITH_LDAP_MODULES (a category), both modules (ldap and authnz_ldap) would have been included. If I had specified WITH_LDAP, according to 'make show-options', it would have implied the option WITH_LDAP_MODULES. However, when modules are selected through OPTIONS dialog, AUTHNZ_LDAP means just AUTHNZ_LDAP and LDAP means just LDAP. Theoretically, this is not an error in port's Makefile, rather something that gives even more flexibility to the user. However, the same can't be said for user-friendliness. And to comment on your message, I see no other LDAP-related options in Apache which would make this a fixed dependency. Regards, -- Nino _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"