HEADS UP: pkg-plist strict enforcement starting

Volker Stolz vs at freebsd.org
Thu Jan 13 01:14:18 PST 2005

In gmane.os.freebsd.devel.ports, you wrote:
> The ports system has no way to marking files as configuration files.
> Debian apt-get has a "--purge" option to remove even those. And the
> ports system has AFAIK no way to dynamically enter a file in the
> database like Solaris' installf. You have to handle all this in a
> deinstall script.

Yes, we are aware of this issue and some people are thinking about
possible solutions.

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