An idea about forbidden ports
oceanare at pacific.net.sg
Mon Oct 24 22:57:48 PDT 2005
Mike Silbersack wrote:
> So, would it be a useful idea to include dummy packages for FORBIDDEN
> programs so that people know that they exist? When you did pkg_add -r
> vmware3 have it grab a dummy package that just has a shell script that
> tells the person why the package doesn't exist, suggest how to go about
> installing that port, and return an error value so that the package
> isn't successfully installed.
I think that this would be very helpful for beginners as they get very
confused with error message they do not really understand.
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