Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christoph Badura <email@example.com>
Date: 05/31/1999 19:22:24
firstname.lastname@example.org (Todd Vierling) writes:
>If you re-read what I said, it would be trivial to add an option to
>pkg_delete that will delete files marked by:
I think this particular syntax is a bad choice because it is prone to
pastos etc.. I'd rather have something like:
@config share/examples/foo/bar $D/etc/foo/bar
Which makes it harder to install the wrong file by accident. It's not like
characters are a scarce resource or something.
>because, of course, you have the pathname right there in your +CONTENTS. ;)
>Hm. @idirrm (i for "ignore error")?
Personally, I find @trydirrm more descriptive.
Christoph Badura www.netbsd.org
Anything that can be done in O(N) can be done in O(N^2).
-- Ralf Schuettau (after looking at a particular piece of code)