portmaster: printing messages that do not come from pkg-message files

Charlie Kester corky1951 at comcast.net
Sat Jan 2 22:53:55 UTC 2010

On Sat 02 Jan 2010 at 13:32:05 PST Wesley Shields wrote:
>On Sat, Jan 02, 2010 at 01:11:38PM -0800, Charlie Kester wrote:
>> Sometimes whether a message is echoed depends on a knob.  The porter's
>> handbook includes examples of this.  Is there a way to get the same
>> effect with pkg-messages?
>See devel/git for an example of displaying pkg-message depending upon a
>knob. I'm sure with a bit of creativity you could display only a
>portion of pkg-message depending upon a knob.

Thanks.  I just checked the handbook again and couldn't find the
examples I thought I had seen there.  I'll take a look at devel/git.

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