Subject: Re: two minor changes to packages
To: Juan RP <>
From: Adam Ciarcinski <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/31/2005 17:52:29
>>> Hello,
>>> I've committed the following two changes to packages.
>>>  1) Unify PLIST. (xorg-libs and xorg-server)
>>>    Old PLIST.* entries exist between `@comment begin ${NAME}'
>>>    and `@comment end ${NAME}' in PLIST.  If ${NAME} is added
>>>    to XORG_PLIST_ENTRY, these entries are left in PLIST.
>> Why was this done?  It seems to add more complexity where the previous
>> structure was enough, directly supported by pkgsrc and currently
>> "enforced" in it.
> Well, this is much better than before, because we have 1 PLIST file and not
> 8 files, and it works as before for our supported platforms.
> If you want to improve it, please feel free to modify it.

I actually prefer the old approach, where I could easily "diff" different 
PLISTs.  Now it makes things a little more complicated. :]