[Dovecot] --with-PACKAGE is not recognized (dovecot 2.0.rc2)

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Jul 10 18:17:40 EEST 2010

On 10.7.2010, at 16.10, Sven Kirmess wrote:

> The build process/configure script does not recognize the
> --with-PACKAGE option. Unfortunately I have no experience with
> autoconfigure/automake but maybe someone on the list knows how to fix
> this? I assume it should be an easy fix as most software recognizes
> the --with-PACKAGE flag. :)

I think the --with-PACKAGE is simply a generic help message that you can use --with-stuff and --without-stuff in that way.

> The argument --with-PACKAGE=no should be usable to disable these
> interemiate dovecot directories which are only useful if you install
> all software in /usr/local.

I find it unlikely that the option for that is called --with-PACKAGE.. Name some software package where it does that?

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