cvs commit: ports/security Makefile ports/security/py-htpasswd Makefile distinfo pkg-descr

Greg Larkin glarkin at
Thu Oct 20 17:55:09 UTC 2011

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On 10/20/11 12:42 PM, Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 12:27:13PM -0400, Eitan Adler wrote:
>> 2011/10/20 Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at>:
>>> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 12:22:03PM +0000, Eitan Adler wrote:
>>>> eadler      2011-10-20 12:22:03 UTC
>>>>   Modified files:
>>>>     security             Makefile
>>>>   Added files:
>>>>     security/py-htpasswd Makefile distinfo pkg-descr
>>>>   Log:
>>>>   Replacement for htpasswd.
>>>>   This port will install that can be found in trac contrib
>>>>   directory.
>>> Yet again, :-) I have to reiterate that for *utilities* (contrary to
>>> modules, extensions, and plugins) language prefix is redundant and should
>>> not be part of the port directory and package name, especially since there
>>> is no `security/htpasswd' port to conflict with.
>> This is a replacement for the "real" htpasswd and specifically did not
>> want to use htpasswd as a port name.  Furthermore this script is installed
>> as and not htpasswd. If you have a better suggestion I'll
>> take it.
> I did not say anything about the script name; I understand perfectly that
> .py suffix here allows it to coexist peacefully with whatever htpasswd might
> be installed by users' favorite web server.
> Moreover, this little utility might be a bit special since its pythonic
> nature probably should be reitereated for good reasons.  However, given
> that many ports that do not warrant this naming are being committed in a
> similar fashion, my primary concern was to raise the point that such
> decisions should be carefully thought out and backed up by sufficient
> reasoning.
> ./danfe

Quick question here - www/trac already installs into its
EXAMPLESDIR, so is this port necessary?  Of course, examples are
optional, but if someone wanted, couldn't they just
reinstall www/trac if the script isn't already present?

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