Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/doc/guide/files
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 12/02/2005 15:13:55
On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 01:52:31PM +0000, Roland Illig wrote:
> Module Name:	pkgsrc
> Committed By:	rillig
> Date:		Fri Dec  2 13:52:31 UTC 2005
> Modified Files:
> 	pkgsrc/doc/guide/files: components.xml
> Log Message:
> Don't encourage users to abuse the patch framework for installing
> pkgsrc-specific files into ${WRKSRC}. I've lately seen too many patches
> against /dev/null that contain RCS Ids.

I don't understand what you're trying to achieve with this artificial
restriction.  I would much rather have all pkgsrc changes to a package
be done using the patch stage and framework.  It is much easier, for a
number of reasons.