Subject: Re: pkgsrc/doc/CHANGES format has changed
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/27/2005 14:49:56
On Thu, 2005-05-26 at 18:58 -0400, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> Hi,
> The format for pkgsrc/doc/CHANGES has changed to facilitate automatic
> parsing of the file.  Entries are now
> Added category/pkgname version X.Y.Z [user YYYY-MM-DD]
> Removed category/pkgname [user YYYY-MM-DD]
> Updated category/pkgname to X.Y.Z [user YYYY-MM-DD]
> Moved category/pkgname to category/pkgname [user YYYY-MM-DD]
> If you have any scripts that parse this file automatically, you should
> find that it is now trivial to determine the proper location of a
> package, instead of having to run through pkgsrc and somehow extract the
> correct category.

This is something I've always wanted to know... why do we have a tab at
the beginning of each line?

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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