post-deinstall target is invalid

Wesley Shields wxs at
Fri Mar 30 13:18:17 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 01:40:16PM -0700, Jason Helfman wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 09:47:27PM +0200, Gabor Kovesdan thus spake:
> >On 2012.03.29. 20:49, Jason Helfman wrote:
> >> I will work on a effort, as well, to get some supporting documentation
> >> into
> >> the Porter's Handbook.
> >Jason, thanks for this cleanup work. Have you checked if there is any
> >portlint check for this? It would also be very valuable.
> >
> >Gabor
> >
> Your welcome, and thanks.
> I did consider it, however it was also noted to me that portlint shouldn't
> take the place of poor port coding. That doesn't mean it can't be done, but
> I also tend to agree with this. Perhaps adding logic to bpm would be a good
> way to wrap it up, as well.

I'm not sure we should add anything to bpm. It's a legitimate name of a
custom target which maintainers can use if they want. We should be
vigilant of code which assumes it will be called though, but there's
nothing wrong with it being a custom target that the maintainer wants
for one reason or another.

-- WXS

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