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Re: (In)ability to turn features off in configure scripts



On Wed, Sep 01, 1999 at 11:03:39AM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> > 
> > Can I file bug reports against packages which install a script to
> > /usr/share/aclocal not having the ability to switch it off (with something
> > like --without-gtk)? I know this will not fix our current situation because
> > we
> > have to rerun automake to get a new configure script, but as time goes by
> > things will improve.
> > 
> 
> python-gtk's configure script should be able to ignore gktglarea.  It is a bug
> in that script.

Nice. And that script is generated from files in /usr/share/aclocal which do
not support switching anything off. In my opinion it should be addressed there
instead of working around it in every configure.in.

Thanks
    Torsten

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