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

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2005-12-27 01:16:22 CET

--On December 26, 2005 11:37:38 PM +0000 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.

There's no other real mechanism on Windows to store the passwords, IIRC.

> 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?

I'd prefer we kept it. If only so that folks who don't like the Keychain
on OS X don't have to use it.

In other words, I feel there's little harm in keeping it. -- justin

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