Suggestion: A new variable for a few Makefiles: IS_BINARY

Doug Barton dougb at
Thu Jan 21 15:33:59 UTC 2010

On 1/20/2010 6:47 PM, Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> Some may not don't mind
> installing binaries from elsewhere, but FreeSBD could protect more,

What is it that you're trying to protect people from? In other words, 
what bad thing do you think is going to happen if someone installs a 
binary, and why do you think that we would allow something dangerous 
into the ports collection in the first place?



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