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re: rcorder document BEFORE and plural REQUIRES:, PROVIDES:, and KEYWORDS:
I was going to document BEFORE in rcorder.8 but looking at code I also saw
support for plural PROVIDES:, REQUIRES:, and KEYWORDS:.
What was or is the plan for those plural words?
>From looking at source, they appear to be identical to the singular
versions? Are they just historical? I don't see any use of them by NetBSD
or various branches of FreeBSD.
mostly they are there to catch folks who accidentally use the
plural forms. i added them before importing rcorder into
netbsd src. documenting them would be ok.
As for documenting BEFORE ... I read "This allows scripts to be removed
without editing the barrier scripts."
The BEFORE condition can be used to fine-tune the ordering.
BEFORE came much later in rcorder than the bulk of it, as we
realised that having a way to define dependancy paths both
ways was useful. you should feel free to expand the text.
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