big PLIST_FILES patch

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Jan 30 16:59:24 PST 2004

On Sat, Jan 31, 2004 at 03:49:20AM +0300, Sergey Matveychuk wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 01:45:24PM -0500, Trevor Johnson wrote:
> >
> >>I've noticed that many ports have just one line in their packing list.
> >>I've made a patch to use the PLIST_FILES variable in place of most these
> >>simple packing lists, in order to reduce the numbers of inodes and blocks
> >>that users need to unpack the ports collection.  This patch would affect
> >>1,217 ports.  There are 50-odd pkg-plist files that just have a comment in
> >>them; this patch doesn't address those (I have a hunch that they could
> >>just be removed without causing problems).
> [skipped]
> >When do you think you'll be able to fix all those plist problems in
> >your ports, and other port build failures?  I'd prefer you did this
> >before working on other port changes, since they've been broken for
> >going on 3 months or more now.
> But Kris, 1217 ports is a quite big work. Agreed?

Yes, but it's just a style change (it doesn't fix any errors), so it's
lower priority than fixing port bugs.

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