[Bug 191868] /usr/games in configuration files under /etc, even if WITHOUT_GAMES is set in src.conf

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NGie Cooper <ngie at FreeBSD.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
         Resolution|---                         |FIXED
              Flags|                            |mfc-stable8-, mfc-stable9-,
                   |                            |mfc-stable10-
           Assignee|freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org    |cperciva at FreeBSD.org
             Status|New                         |Closed

--- Comment #1 from NGie Cooper <ngie at FreeBSD.org> ---
This is no longer the case on head. That's good enough for me :).


r278616 | cperciva | 2015-02-11 21:35:00 -0800 (Wed, 11 Feb 2015) | 25 lines

Step 1 of eliminating the "games" distribution: Move binaries to /usr/bin;
update paths; and include everything in the "base" distribution.

The "games" distribution being optional made sense when there were more
games and we had small disks; but the "games-like" games were moved into
the ports tree a dozen years ago and the remaining "utility-like" games
occupy less than 0.001% of my laptop's small hard drive.  Meanwhile every
new user is confronted by the question "do you want games installed" when
they they try to install FreeBSD.

The next steps will be:

2. Removing punch card (bcd, ppt), phase-of-moon (pom), clock (grdc), and
caesar cipher (caesar, rot13) utilities.  I intend to keep fortune, factor,
morse, number, primes, and random, since there is evidence that those are
still being used.

3. Merging src/games into src/usr.bin.

This change will not be MFCed.

Reviewed by:    jmg
Discussed at:   EuroBSDCon
Approved by:    gjb (release-affecting changes)

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