Subject: Re: boolean variables in pkgsrc
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/11/2005 13:09:48
On Fri, 11 Feb 2005, Roland Illig wrote:

> I'd like to clean up all the uses of boolean variables that are set to
> #defined instead of YES/yes/NO/no and to modify all the queries to be of the
> second form (:M[Yy][Ee][Ss]). Personally I prefer the lowercase yes/no, but
> there seem to be many that prefer uppercase, so I won't try to change that.

This is fine with me personally, but please be careful not to trip over
variables that currently are allowed to be defined/undefined per
mk/defaults/mk.conf (as those are set by mk.conf, not pkgsrc).  Those should
be converted, but via renaming and/or conversions.

-- Todd Vierling <> <>