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Re: --disable-features in 109483

From: Dani Moncayo
Subject: Re: --disable-features in 109483
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 16:49:11 +0200

>>> Commit 109483 introduces --disable-features, which is intended to
>>> build small executable with the minimal dependencies; if someone
>>> finds this option useless, confusing or just thinks that something
>>> like --enable-minimal-build may be a bit better, please let me know.
>> --disable-features sounds like it has a mandatory list of features to
>> disable like '--disable-features=xft,xml2'. --enable-minimal-build isn't
>> as ambiguous.
> Incidentally, --disable-foo never accepts an argument, whereas
> --enable-foo does (and --disable-foo is the same as --enable-foo=no).

Another nitpick: IMO "--minimal-build" would be more brief and clear.

Dani Moncayo

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