PORTDOCS in the Porter's Handbook

Sergey Matveychuk sem at ciam.ru
Sat Jun 19 22:30:38 GMT 2004

Yar Tikhiy wrote:

> Frankly, such a thought crossed my mind, too.  But in order to make
> a statement that will stand for ages, we must decide here first what
> is the status of the old and new ways for package listing doc files.
> Possible choices include:
>     a) either of them may be used at porter's option;
>     b) the old way is documented so that the audience can see
>        how legacy ports work, but porters are encouraged to use the
>        new way, PORTDOCS, when creating or updating ports;

I think b) will be more preferably. But portmgr@ should give an approvement.


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