Mats Lidell writes:
From looking at the source, configure and configure.ac, it seems
yes does not accomplishes much more than making itself beeing trimmed
from the argument list used for further processing!?
Actually, it makes configure use the default value.
There is a problem here: the argument default is overloaded. We need
to distinguish between the default when --with-xft isn't given at all,
and the default if the user specifies --with-xft=yes.
What should "yes" mean if not equal to "all"?
In the case of --with-xft, a plausible meaning for --with-xft=yes is
--with-xft=emacs,nomenubars,notabs,nogauges. The reason is that the
widgets don't use XEmacs's rendering engine and therefore are pretty
much restricted to ISO 8859/1. (Not to mention that gauges don't have
Xft implemented at all.)
Why is there a yes option at all since the docs doesn't mention
Am I missing something?
Well, this is Malcolm's code, so he's authoritative, but I would
suppose that this is for consistency with other options. If we accept
--with-xft, and --with-xft=no, we should accept --with-xft=yes, too, I
think. The abbreviated forms for none and all aren't documented
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