Broken pkg-plist files

Kirill Ponomarew krion at
Sat Aug 14 14:17:34 PDT 2004


On Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 05:07:27PM -0400, Adam Weinberger wrote:

> There's a lot of stuff in there that really shouldn't be. All of the
> locale stuff shouldn't have to be in plists; PREFIX/share/locale/*
> should be ignored. Same goes for things like usr/local/var,
> usr/local/www, the GNOME gconf.xml.defaults stuff, generic perl lib
> directories, etc.
> If those false positive directories were grepped out, the list would be
> a LOT easier to parse. As it is, it looks like the vast majority of our
> ports are present in that list.

AFAIR kris wanted to handle all of those false positives.

> And, all that aside, is there something going on with kiri's Japanese
> ports? Are there really hundreds of things missing from the xemacs, etc.
> plists, or is the script parsing things in a way the port doesn't
> intend? I ask only because it seems surprising that there should be so
> many files neglected in a plist...

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