cvs commit: ports/games Makefile ports/games/linux-ut2003-demo
Makefile distinfo pkg-descr ports/games/linux-ut2003-demo/files
Alexander at Leidinger.net
Sun Sep 4 09:52:18 PDT 2005
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 of
> > options or the state of the moon.
> It reduces the size of the port by about 40kb, and eases future updates.
We had a discussion on ports@ a while ago: As long as there are no very
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 a
static plist since it is more beneficial for most people.
Weird enough for government work.
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