[tinderbox-cvs] addport and -r
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Wed Sep 7 01:58:33 EDT 2005
On Tue, 2005-09-06 at 21:21 -0700, Ade Lovett wrote:
> In a tinderbox environment, is there any reason why someone would
> *not* want to specific -r (recursive) to addPort when it comes to
> building things?
> Since dependencies would get (re)built anyway, I'm trying to
> understand where there would be a reason for all the niceties of -r
> (status of package building etc) not to be incorporated into the
> tinderbuild process.
> Essentially, I'd like to deprecate addPort -r, making it a null-
> operation, with removal on or around 3.0, unless there are compelling
> reasons not to do so.
I think we should possibly make it the default, and add a -n or -R (for
non-recursive) to restore the old behavior for those that want it.
The idea behind "-r" was some might want to only add the port on the
command line to the database (for reporting purposes). I have never not
used "-r" myself.
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