Why does everybody switch to dynamic plists?

Alex Dupre ale at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 21 15:04:05 PST 2005

Thierry Thomas wrote:
> - if for some reason the port becomes uncomplete on certain platforms
> or after an upgrade, because a file is not built, we don't notice it.
>  => 6 negative aspects.

And if for any reason (=wrong logic on plist creation) the dynamic 
package list includes some extraneous (maybe manually created) files, 
they'll be deleted after an upgrade.
=> 7 negative aspects.

Alex Dupre

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