NOT_FOR_ARCHS considered harmful [was: with the cvs history? trying to help INDEX builds.]

perryh at perryh at
Fri Jan 27 10:23:12 UTC 2012

Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at> wrote:

> Finally, all this testing the CPU architecture and the OS version
> makes no sense at all for ports that don't install any compiled
> binaries, such as shell scripts.

Unless said script runs something CPU- or OSversion-specific, e.g.
to perform operations that are supported only in recent geom, or to
report on the configuration of ACPI or the new USB subsystem.

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