Subject: Re: pkglint change
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/30/2001 02:28:11
>Mutt made me believe that James Chacon wrote:
>> -                       if (substr($2, 0, 6) eq 'patch-')
>> +                       if ($2 =~ /^patch-..$/)
>> Basically this only excludes patch-?? instead of any file starting with
>> patch- (ok only 1 exists today in security/smtpd but lintpkgsrc shouldn't
>> be complaining in any case..)
>I think it should be ^patch-[a-z0-9]+$ like it is in line
>2511, kind of like 'conforming to the source' ;)

I looked through Packages.txt and it referred to patch-* and patch-??

>To my knowledge, there's actually around 10 to 20 files that are not
>in patch-[a-z][a-z] format, some of them e.g. in cross/binutils.

Hmmm...I see those. 

Ok, changing it how you have it would still work and accomplish my original