Subject: Re: md5 checksums in pkg PLISTS
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/06/1998 10:47:36
Tim Rightnour writes:
> Is there a way to turn off md5 checksums for certain files in a

Remove it from the normal PLIST, add it to a special with an rm?

> The
> reason I bring this up is stuff like config files, and scorefiles..

Config files are dangerous this way, though. I often remove a package
before adding a new version, and you don't always want your config nuked...

> The common case is, that if user bob plays the game.. the md5 no longer
> matches, and pkg_delete complains..  this also comes into play if he installs
> something like fvwm, and wants to edit the system wide .fvwmrc file we
> provide..  
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> Tim Rightnour    -