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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Configure and category B
Date Fri, 09 Dec 2011 14:51:54 GMT
On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 8:03 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
<orwittmann@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>
> On 09.12.2011 10:52, Raphael Bircher wrote:
>>
>> Am 09.12.11 10:46, schrieb Andre Fischer:
>>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> We are making good progress with removing category X licensed code (see
>>> [1]).
>>> On [2], first table, you can see, that most issues have been resolved,
>>> the
>>> remaining ones are being worked on.
>>>
>>> Therefore I will turn my attention to handling the category B (see [3])
>>> code.
>>> It is now part of the SVN repository and can be found as archives in the
>>> top-level ext_sources/ directory.
>>>
>>> As far as I understand it, the category B code will not be part of a
>>> source
>>> release. It has to be checked out from SVN. The configure (.in) script
>>> has to
>>> be cleaned up so that category B code is not built by default but can be
>>> activated with a single switch, similar to the current --enable-copyleft
>>> switch.
>>>
>>> Does anybody have an idea for a name for the new switch better than
>>> --enable-category-b ?
>>
>> --with-42 but this option should realy solve all problems ;-)
>
>
> I like this one, but my proposal is:
> --enable-weak-copyleft-components
>

Would it be feasible to have more granular flags, one for each
category-b component?  Or is it all-or-nothing?


> Best regards, Oliver.

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