Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkglint/files
To: None <>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 06/07/2006 00:22:10
On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 08:59:13AM +0000, Roland Illig wrote:
> Modified Files:
> 	pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkglint/files:
> Log Message:
> Using the := operator has subtle effects on the number of '$' characters
> in strings. So don't use them.

Because Perl doesn't have a := operator, I was wondering what this message
might be about.

-				"shell commands starts.");
+				"shell commands starts.",
+				"",
+				"Additionally, each \$\$ is replaced with a single \$, so variables",
+				"that have references to shell variables or regular expressions are",
+				"modified in a subtle way.");

Hmm, seems you are starting to use '$' characters in strings.  That makes
no sense at all.

Can you use log messages describing the actual change.

> To generate a diff of this commit:
> cvs rdiff -r1.594 -r1.595 pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkglint/files/