[PATCH v2] Add libgcrypt as an option for sha1

Thomas Dickey dickey at his.com
Sun Oct 4 06:33:23 PDT 2009

On Sun, 4 Oct 2009, Julien Cristau wrote:

> On Sun, Oct  4, 2009 at 08:50:24 -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
>> On Sun, 4 Oct 2009, Julien Cristau wrote:
>>> That changes the behaviour, it forces libmd if you don't explicitly tell
>>> configure to use something else.  With my patch, the first
>>> implementation found is used (and I think that's better).
>> A frequent cause of problems in *BSD ports is just picking up the "first
>> implementation found", since different users would have different ports
>> installed.
> Your point being?

other than user surprise?

Some people might split that into separate options, particularly if the
licensing differs.

Of course, if there are no technical or other differences, then there's
no reason to not lump things together.

Thomas E. Dickey

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