[Python-Dev] Any NeXT users out there?

Jack Jansen jack@oratrix.nl
Mon, 13 Aug 2001 14:42:30 +0200

> On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 11:52:50AM +0200, Jack Jansen wrote:
> > > Do you really need to call the option --with-next-framework? First, I
> > > think it should be an --enable option, since you are not offering to
> > > use or not to use some external tool or library.
> > I'm unsure, I've never fully understood the intention behind --with and 
> > --enable. For instance, why is it "--enable-unicode" and "--with-threads"?
> Like Martin explained earlier, '--with' is for options that require or might
> require an external package or library, and '--enable' is for enabling a
> feature wholy contained in The Software. So you have
> --enable-unicode(=type) and --with-threads(=external_threads_package).

Ah, thanks, that means that it should with "--with-framework", because there's 
external stuff involved.
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