[CHANGE PROPOSAL] Moving WWW from pkg-descr to Makefile

Jamie Paul Griffin jamie at kode5.net
Sun Oct 7 07:48:12 UTC 2012

[ Doug Barton wrote on Sat  6.Oct'12 at 13:44:42 -0700 ]

> On 10/06/2012 00:15, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > Putting the WWW information into the port Makefile means that portindex
> > only has to deal with about half as many files
> I have the same response to you and Baptiste. I get what you're saying,
> but what we gain by putting it in the Makefile does not make up for what
> we lose by reducing the value of 'cat pkg-descr'.

As a general user, I've gotten into to the habit of using cat pkg-desc a lot, not that I wouldn't be happy to change that habit. That have been a number of changes that we, as regular users, have had to adapt to.

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