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Re: PR/47769 CVS commit: pkgsrc/textproc/ispell-ro
The following reply was made to PR pkg/47769; it has been noted by GNATS.
Subject: Re: PR/47769 CVS commit: pkgsrc/textproc/ispell-ro
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 22:06:05 -0400
On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 12:40:06AM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
> it is possible that
> there might be a distfile with a name that contains no version, but for
> which the chances of any modifications are vanishingly small (say a
> version of some source file, perhaps "original-grep.tgz" or something)
> where use of a DIST_SUBDIR might not be required. On the other hand, when
> it is quite likely that a distfile will alter, then using a DIST_SUBDIR if
> it has no version in its name makes sense.
> In any case, if a package has a DIST_SUBDIR it is always wrong to remove it
> unless the distfile name changes.
Please, note all of this in the documentation.
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