r7197 - in trunk/BOOK: . basicnet/textweb introduction/welcome

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Feb 26 22:16:38 PST 2008

ag at linuxfromscratch.org wrote these words on 02/26/08 14:01 CST:

> +<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-graphics &&
> +make</userinput></screen>
> +    <para><option>--enable-graphics</option>: This switch enables support
> +    for graphics mode. You will either need to install the
> +    <application>X</application> Window System or enable frame buffer support in
> +    your kernel and install <xref linkend="gpm"/>.</para>

Could you please make the graphics option an optional choice and
not the default. This is a major stray from all other packages.

We don't use something by default if it requires an "optional"
dependency or configuration (X or framebuffer).


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