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Re: ports/94288: [PATCH] misc/tinderbox: OPTIONaly depend on c[v]sup



On Sat, 18 Mar 2006 21:52:01 +0100
Andreas Kohn <andreas_(_at_)_syndrom23_(_dot_)_de> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> On Sat, 2006-03-18 at 22:38 +0200, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> > On Sat, 18 Mar 2006 20:13:14 +0000 Shaun Amott <shaun_(_at_)_inerd_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
> > > On Sat, Mar 18, 2006 at 12:00:41PM +0000, Andreas Kohn wrote:
> > > >  The attached patch also fixes that, and sets USE_APACHE=3D1.3+ to stop
> > > >  annoying apache2 users that apache13 is needed :)
> > > 
> > > Can we remove the apache dependency completely? Or, at least make it
> > > optional.
> > 
> > Hard, since we use databases/pear-DB which pulls in php mod which pulls
> > in apache.
> 
> Hmm. I'm not that knowledgeable with pear yet, but I think it should be
> possible to use pear without Apache.

From what I see, pear only wants  WANT_PHP_SCR=yes  which means it
wants the CLI or the CGI version of PHP.

> Also, pear seems to be only used for the web front end, which isn't
> necessary at all for a working TB installation (as you said).

Yes, see my other email, it should be enough to use an other option.

> Steve Wills sent my a mail today and also suggested to get rid of the
> Apache dependency, or better, to create perhaps two ports, the real
> tinderbox (tc, tinderbuild, tinderd), and the tinderbox-web (www-exp
> directory, Apache dependency etc).
> I really would like to try this road.

It's your port :)
but since it seems we can do it with OPTIONS I see no reason to ad an
other port.

> Another thing I'd really like to work on is improving both the port
> installation instructions, as well as tinderbox documentation. 
> That implies installing the manpages to the correct locations, etc.

PLEASE !  ;-)
And THANKS !

> 
> Regards,
> Andreas
> 
> PS: I'm going to work on these parts as soon as I finish my bachelor's
> thesis (12 days from now). :)

Good luck !


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