Subject: Re: pine/alpine - add .pinepwd support?
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 10/09/2007 13:55:05
On 10/9/07, David Brownlee <> wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Oct 2007, Todd Vierling wrote:
> > [I'm mostly inactive these days so I'm not on this list at the moment;
> > please Cc: me on replies.]
> >
> > Would anyone be offended if I added the necessary small compile bits
> > to add support for PASSFILE ($HOME/.pinepwd) to pine and alpine by
> > default after the freeze is over?  I've seen this enabled in binary
> > builds elsewhere, and the code in question is not actually *used*
> > unless the .pinepwd file is created and chmod'd by hand.

>         Please go ahead. If you are feeling enthused you could add it
>         as to, defaulting to on.

Yeah, I'll probably do that.

Maybe there should be a global "bofh" PKG_OPTIONS flag for the
ultra-paranoid in all of us?  :-P

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>