Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 12/23/2004 00:14:21
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On Thu, 23 Dec 2004 09:45:22 +1100
Daniel Carosone <> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 09:46:25PM +0000, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> > 
> > Remove support for some variables that are supposed to go away after
> > pkgsrc-2004Q4 is branched.
> As a general question, how do I as an end-user find or get notified of
> these impending changes?  I presume I would have to adjust my mk.conf
> accordingly to use the PKG_OPTIONS.* equivalents of my previous
> preferences.  Is there a standard notification process in the
> framework (deprecated variable warnings for one release cycle?) or a
> standard location where such changes are documented?

Usually, obsolete variables are documented in the new file, when
the package has been converted.

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