Why change to plist-sub for pkg-message?

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at p6m7g8.com
Tue Jan 19 01:42:53 UTC 2010

Doug Barton wrote:
> Ok, now I see where you're going with this. :)  With respect to Wesley,
> the approach in the patch is bass-ackwards. You don't want to do
> anything with files named *pkg*message*, there are just too many
> variations. The only thing you want to worry about is
> /var/db/pkg/*/+DISPLAY. That way you can be sure of several useful
> things ... it's persistent (I.e., users can bring it up again with
> pkg_info), it's already post-processed, etc. etc.

Well most of the other patches eliminate crappy seds in the Makefile or 
change PREFIX -> %%PREFIX%% so it can *actually* be processed.

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