cvs commit: src/etc/mtree BSD.local.dist

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Jun 10 20:41:06 GMT 2005

On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 12:03:34AM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 03:37:51PM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > No.  See discussion on ports@ in the past for the policy for locale
> > directories in the mtree files.  
> See other locale directories in BSD.locale.dist, they are all the same 
> and I don't understand why ever "rw" must be different from others.

Because we don't add directories there purely for the benefit of one
port.  If the directory is used by other ports too, well, then you
*still* did the wrong thing because now all those ports will be broken

> > Back it out and fix it the way I told you to.
> Since "rw" directories _already_ are in the port plist (do you ever look 
> there?) I can't _add_ them.

You are supposed to *remove* the directories there, since they were
created by your port.

> > Kris, with portmgr hat on.
> Since I completely don't understand neither your policy or what you want 
> from me and for what reason, I refuse to do anything.
> In that case feel free and do whatever you want by yourself.

Next time, when you don't understand something, ask first before
leaping into action and then making refusals.  That just makes you
look bad and other people angry.


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