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Re: enable/disable options for new makefile for MSVC

From: Piotr Dobrogost <>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 09:50:23 +0100

Yang Tse wrote:

> So, what's your opinion? Should the makefile be capable of handling
> ENABLE_OPTION and DISABLE_OPTION, or just the contrary to the default
> setting?

That seems to be a different problem then the one I was referring to.
I was concerned with having both ENABLE and DISABLE variant for the same
option. On the other hand having only one or both of them is orthogonal
(in my opinion) to the default setting.

I understand your arguments about some people (and tools) being
accustomed to Linux style so having both ENABLE_X and DISABLE_X make sense.
Having decided to have both we should stick to it and do not complicate
things further by taking into account the default setting.

Piotr Dobrogost
Received on 2009-03-18