Why change to plist-sub for pkg-message?

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at p6m7g8.com
Tue Jan 19 01:23:03 UTC 2010

Doug Barton wrote:
> Howdy,
> I've noticed a lot of commits recently to use plist-sub for pkg-message
> and I'm wondering if there is some overarching purpose for this, or if
> it's just general cleanup? If the latter that's fine, and I am fully
> supportive of efforts to keep things neat and tidy. The reason I ask is
> that I was recently sent the following PR, I don't see any benefit to
> the proposed change, and the user hasn't responded to my followup request.
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=142847
> Any insight would be welcome,

That particular one is questionable, but I'm sure if every post-install 
message is in pkg-message or files/pkg-message.in it will help with


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