xaw_use_xprint and XAW_CHECK_XPRINT_SUPPORT auto detected

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Sat Mar 22 15:54:37 PDT 2008

On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 03:01:40PM -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> I think autodetection is always acceptable as the default behavior, as 
> long as the feature can also be switched on or off by a configure flag. 
> That produces an easier default build. As distributors, we should force 
> it whichever way we want to create deterministic dependencies. Take a 
> look at xorg-server, almost everything is autodetected.

I strongly disagree. Automatically guessing what way to do is a lot
worse -- for both standalone users and distros.


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