Subject: Re: Renaming SUBDIR to SUBDIRS?
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/05/2005 15:00:02
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 02:24:18PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
>>currently the category Makefiles and the top-level Makefile contain many 
>>lines of the form
>>    SUBDIR+=   pkgname
>>I would like to change all these instances to
>>    SUBDIRS+=  pkgname
> Please, don't.  It destroys the symmetry between pkgsrc and all other BSD
> makefiles.

- Can't we convert "all other BSD makefiles" as well? ;)

- Do we need the symmetry at all?
   What other things are part of that symmetry?