Subject: Re: pkg_info & search of current directory prevention
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeff Rizzo <email@example.com>
Date: 02/09/2005 20:01:51
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>In message <S1339684AbVBJC2j/20050210022843Zfirstname.lastname@example.org>, "Dunric"
>>Is there some option/way how to disable (annoying) implicit search for package
>>s in current directory when invoking pkg_info ?
>I'd *love* something like that!
>cc directed to tech-pkg, to which the question probably should have
> --Prof. Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
In fact, I'd go so far to suggest that it should be the default. I've
never been quite sure why it should behave (by default) differently when
the current dir has packages in it... it's very counterintuitive, and