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Re: [PATCH] Remove --disable-keychain?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-12-27 01:09:26 CET

On 12/26/05, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Is there any particular reason that the OS X KeyChain support added
> recently also spawned a --disable-keychain option to configure?
>
> It seems out-of-place, in that I don't think we have any other 'feature'
> switches in configure (save possibly javahl). We don't have one for the
> wincrypt provider, for example.
>
> If there's no particular reason for it, I'd like to remove the option:
> I can't imagine that anyone building on a Mac _wouldn't_ want the keychain
> provider available, and I'd rather we didn't have configure options for
> every possible feature.
>
> Patch attached; any comments?

Well, there are some theoretical problems with the keychain support
(see the discussions around when it was added) that might make some
people want to shut it off. I'm not sure if any of these problems are
really worth caring about mind you, but who knows...

-garrett

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