Subject: Re: emailing MESSAGE/+DISPLAY
To: Luke Mewburn <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/12/2003 19:20:18
On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 05:38:53PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> | [ On Wednesday, June 11, 2003 at 13:07:16 (-0700), Jeremy C. Reed wrote: ]
> | > Subject: emailing MESSAGE/+DISPLAY
> | >
> | > Before I send-pr patches for pkgsrc/mk/bsd.pkg.mk and pkg_install's
> | > files/add/perform.c, I have some questions.
> | >
> | > This is in regards to having an option to email the +DISPLAY messages when
> | > doing a pkg_add (and emailing the MESSAGEs when doing a "make
> | > install").
> | I think that in general e-mailing these messages is the most useless
> | thing you could possibly do.
> On the other hand, I would find this concept as a useful optional
> feature, and I've seen a lot of other people express a desire for
> a similar feature.
I agree that as an optional thing, it will be good to do.
> I'd find it much quicker to scan a bunch of mail than have to
> find all the recently installed packages and run pkg_info against
> them to find out about any "gotchas" post install.
Yep. Plus they then can easily be sorted. :-)