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edwin at mavetju.org
Tue Sep 30 15:52:01 PDT 2003
On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 03:21:12PM -0400, Charles Swiger wrote:
> On Monday, September 29, 2003, at 11:53 PM, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> >>>Did someone add a port called 'clean' or something?
> >>*looking suspiciously at edwin*
> >Good look :-).
> >[ 16:23 edwin ] Original commit
> >clean 3.2 sysutils
> > New port: sysutils/clean; automatically remove unwanted files
> > New port: clean searches through the filesystem for
> > files" left behind by editors and the like which can be
> > deleted. The pattern of regular expressions is
> > via a ~/.cleanrc.
> > PR: ports/52881
> > Submitted by: Chuck Swiger <chuck at pkix.net>
> /usr/ports/devel/patch doesn't seem to conflict with the existence of a
> "make patch" target; I don't believe that the ports system should
> forbid a port named "clean", or "install", if /usr/bin/install was a
> port rather than part of the base system.
That's because you will never do "make patch" in a category-directory,
but always in a port-directory. And "make clean" is something that
is called from the ports-root directory and it will dive into the
category directories from there.
> Regardless of my opinion, however, I do apologize for any inconvenience
> that may have resulted. At the time I submitted the port, I asked
> about the name on this list and received no feedback or objections
> since June.
> Should the port be renamed?
I have asked cvs@ to rename it to "clean_" so that this problem
will be away, but haven't heard anything from them.
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