Subject: Re: distinfo files for multiple architectures
To: None <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/08/2001 17:43:01
On Tue, 8 May 2001 wrote:

> On Tue, 8 May 2001, David Brownlee wrote:
> >
> > 	Does it make sense to have a variable set in the Makefile
> > 	for packages with multiarch distinfos? If set a 'make mdi'
> > 	could display a warning then echo the new info to stdout
> > 	rather than rewrite distinfo.
> maybe.  i don't like how often i see commits by others and myself like
> "restore solaris cksum".

	With the above a 'make mdi' would not alter the distinfo.
	Updates would require some manual action, reducing the chance
	of losing distfile information while 'on autopilot'.

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --