Subject: Re: pkg_info: display install-message (-D) by default?
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.ORG>
From: MLH <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/06/2004 12:22:23
Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> I've stubled across bochs not running out of the box because I forgot
> (again) to set X font patchs. That information is available in the
> post-install message that can be installed with "pkg_info -D", but that's
> not displayed by a simple "pkg_info".
> What do you people think about printing the post-install message also
> when printing pkg information?
> I.e. add SHOW_DISPLAY to this:
>         /* Set some reasonable defaults */
>         if (!Flags)
>                 Flags = SHOW_COMMENT | SHOW_DESC | SHOW_REQBY |
>                 SHOW_DEPENDS;
> Comments?

Instead of including them with the std pkg_info, which I suspect
will break my scripts, how about changing 'pkg_info -D' so that it
behaves like 'pkg_info' and doesn't require a name argument - lists
the post-install message for all packages?