cvs commit: ports/games Makefile ports/games/linux-ut2003-demo
Makefile distinfo pkg-descr
mezz7 at cox.net
Sun Sep 4 14:31:17 PDT 2005
On Sun, 04 Sep 2005 15:22:10 -0500, Jean-Yves Lefort
<jylefort at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Sep 2005 21:50:45 +0200
> Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at Leidinger.net> wrote:
>> On Sun, 4 Sep 2005 20:40:37 +0200
>> Jean-Yves Lefort <jylefort at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> > On Sun, 4 Sep 2005 18:51:22 +0200
>> > Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at Leidinger.net> wrote:
>> > > On Sun, 4 Sep 2005 17:18:49 +0200
>> > > Jean-Yves Lefort <jylefort at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > > > Log:
>> > > > > > Add linux-ut2003-demo.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Why is it necessary to generate the plist at install time? As
>> far as I
>> > > > > can see the port installs a fixed set of files and doesn't do
>> any magic
>> > > > > to prevent the installation of files depending on a complex set
>> > > > > options or the state of the moon.
>> > > >
>> > > > It reduces the size of the port by about 40kb, and eases future
>> > >
>> > > We had a discussion on ports@ a while ago: As long as there are no
>> > > urgent reasons to use a install-time generated plist a maintainer
>> > > should (as in: we point with fingers on you if you don't do it) use
>> > > static plist since it is more beneficial for most people.
>> > The pkg-plist/PLIST_*/MAN*/PORTDOCS/... set is not meant to be
>> > human-readable. See x11/nvidia-driver/pkg-plist for an example.
>> They are human-readable ATM and a lot of procedures rely on this. There
>> are always exceptions, but the ut demo ports don't need to be
>> an exception. Please reread the thread I mentioned before you come up
>> with other arguments since it's beaten to death already.
> I disagree with your interpretation of human-readability.
> The output of pkg_info -L is human-readable.
Isn't 'pkg_info -L' only can be seen if you installed port? What about
non-install? I always support static plist by 100%.
> A mixture of @exec,
> PLIST_SUB, PLIST_FILES, PLIST_DIRS, MANn, MANLANG, PORTDOCS,
> USE_RC_SUBR, GCONF_SCHEMAS (and so on, ad nauseam) is not.
>> [suggestions about new metadata handling]
>> This is out of the scope of what I want to discuss, feel free to start
>> a new thread with a meaningful subject.
> No, my suggestions address all the concerns (minus the portlint one)
> you raised in your January post to ports at .
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