Subject: Re: proposed changes in bsd.pkg.mk
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/24/2001 20:47:41
In article <Pine.WNT.4.33.0110241213070.1468-100000@todd>,
Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Wed, 24 Oct 2001, Dwight Tuinstra wrote:
>: > > pkg/PLIST -> pkg-plist
>: > > pkg/DESCR -> pkg-descr
>: > > pkg/INSTALL -> pkg-install
>: > > pkg/DEINSTALL -> pkg-deintall
>: > > pkg/MESSAGE -> pkg-message
>: > I really don't see the need to rename any files. But what do I know?
>: I applauded the FreeBSD changes in an email a moment ago, but
>: yeah, I agree with you on the renaming. It's a pain to
>: type five characters before auto-completion kicks in.
>I thought the renaming was actually aesthetically useful ... keeps the
>Makefile at the front of the file list and puts all the package-bundle files
>together as a group.
>In any case, there's no need to type 5 characters to get command line
>completion on those on a reasonable shell (mine is NetBSD's own
>/bin/ksh).... p<completekey>d<completekey> gets you pkg-descr. :>
No you actually need 5 characters, because d<completekey> is ambiguous.