$FreeBSD$ keywords

Christian Weisgerber naddy at mips.inka.de
Wed Dec 18 16:32:00 UTC 2013

What's our policy for putting $FreeBSD$ keywords in the various
files that make up a port?  Or rather, what should our policy be?

By convention, there is a $FreeBSD$ in the port Makefile.  Over on
OpenBSD, the policy is to put such keywords into all files that can
hold them: at the top of patch files, with @comment at the start
of plist, etc.  In the FreeBSD ports tree, I don't see a consensus
usage.  Some people put $FreeBSD$ in all files, some only in the

What's an undecided committer to do?

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at mips.inka.de

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