On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 08:25:38PM -0500, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
The reason is so that an rpmbuild of the source tarball should explicitly
compile and build everything, with all the bells-and-whistles enabled.
MySQL authentication support gets built into an optional subpackage. The
target installation machine does not need to have MySQL installed, but the
build matchine, where all the software is compiled, needs to have all the
software libraries installed.
In my most recent build I thought it'd be nice if I could pass in
paramaters to disable mysql and ldap. Other people may want to
disable pgsql, too.
If you were sent a patch to do this (explicitly *disable* certian
build support), would you include it?
The 5 year plan:
In five years we'll make up another plan.
Or just re-use this one.
Plan 2: If you're going to apologize, don't do it. If you're going to
do it, don't apologize