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[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#8570) Authentification should be compiled on defau

[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#8570) Authentification should be compiled on defau

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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#8570) Authentification should be compiled on default (Was: no auth for gtk2 client)
From: "Jason Short" <jdorje@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 16:16:16 -0700
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Mike Kaufman wrote:
> <URL: >
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 03:04:20PM -0700, Jason Short wrote:
>>The client should always have support for authentication.  The server 
>>does not have to.  So there should be no need to compile this server 
>>file just to get client support.
> I'm not sure where the hangup here is. As long as there has been
> authentication in freeciv, the client has _always_ had auth support by
> default. You never ever had to pass a configure option to get auth support
> in the client. The server is what we're talking about here.

Oh right.

Then my question is: why would there be command-line support for options 
which cannot be supported (if there is no auth)?

It might make sense for the documentation to still be present (with an 
explanation that the features aren't supported).


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