Why change to plist-sub for pkg-message?

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at p6m7g8.com
Tue Jan 19 22:22:58 UTC 2010

Wesley Shields wrote:
> You are correct that there are too many variations, not to mention my
> patch failed to handle the case where a port is installed as an
> EXTRACT_DEPENDS. That is part of the reason that the PR is in limbo - it
> clearly needs more work. I would love to find time to clean it up
> because I still think the feature is useful. Thanks for the hint on
> using +DISPLAY for this. If I can ever find the time to re-work the
> patch I will certainly explore that option.

Personally, I'd love to see files/pkg-message.in as the 1 true only way. 
  But pav already veto'ed that, so moving on.

I did think of another reason why the particular patch doug asked about 
is still good.  Separation of Languages.  It removes the 'text' from the 

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