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Re: Have configure complain about unknown options

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org,Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: Have configure complain about unknown options
Date: 2006-05-09 08:37:43
Message-ID: 200605091037.44404.peter_e@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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Am Freitag, 5. Mai 2006 20:07 schrieb Martijn van Oosterhout:
> 1. Provide an escape option they can add
> 2. Package systems can usually apply patches prior to compiling, they can
> always remove the offending line if they like.
> 3. Try and get feedback from them now rather than wait

My feedback is this: You are going to enter a world of pain.

If you are worried about mistyping options, I recommend setting up a shell 
alias.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/

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