NetworkManager dependency

Michael McConville mmcco at
Sat Dec 26 23:09:42 EST 2015

Jorge VillaseƱor wrote:
> Michael McConville wrote:
> > Is there a reason why ./configure fails on machines without
> > NetworkManager unless it's explicitly disabled? Many (most?)
> > platforms don't have it.
> Are you proposing change the "enable by default" to "disable by
> default" for linux-specific options?

I'm suggesting making it "enabled if available": use it if it's there,
but don't fail the build in its absence unless the user configured with

I might be mistaken, but I think other stuff is configured like that.
Cyrus SASL comes to mind.

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