Problem with a portlint change

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Thu Jan 1 18:08:31 PST 2004

On Thu, 2004-01-01 at 20:45, Doug Barton wrote:
> Marcus,
> In versions 1.4[168] you added/modified the following code in portlint:
>          if ($committer && $makevar{'.CURDIR'} =~ m'/([^/]+)/[^/]+/?$') {
>                  if ($cat[0] ne $1 && $makevar{PKGCATEGORY} ne $1 ) {
>                          &perror("FATAL: $file: category \"$1\" must be 
> listed first");
>                  }
>          }
> That creates a problem for those of us who check out individual ports 
> directories in $HOME, rather than checking out ports/<category>/<port>. 
> One solution to this problem might be to change the regex to:
> m'ports/([^/]+)/[^/]+/?$'
> but I'm sure there are others. It would be nice to find a solution to 
> this though, since previous versions of portlint didn't complain about 
> this, and I really like to keep my ports 'portlint clean' whenever 
> possible.

Doug, you're just too obsessive ;-).  I'll see what I can do.  I'm in
the same boat you are, but I've just gotten used to ignoring the
message.  I like your suggestion, and I think I may go for that for the
time being.


> Doug
Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team	::	gnome at
FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome
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