Subject: Re: game score files in a package
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/02/1998 19:33:10
On Wed, 02 Dec 1998 01:18:26 -0700 (MST)  Tim Rightnour wrote:

> On 02-Dec-98 Simon Burge spoke unto us all:
> #  If I add it to the PLIST,
> IMHO, you should not be adding scorefiles to the PLIST.. they should be
> installed in /var/games somewhere.  I believe I've updated most of the games to
> DTRT now.. but I could have missed some odd cases..

I think I was working off nethack as an example.  So how does the score
file get created?  With an INSTALL script?  Something like:

	case "$2" in
			touch /var/games/score-file;
			chown root /var/games/score-file
			chgrp games /var/games/score-file
			chmod 664 /var/games/score-file

> They shouldn't be in the PLIST, namely because if I upgrade foogame to 3.1, I'd
> rather not have my ultimate high score wiped out.. ;)

Good point!