Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mail/exim
To: Roland Illig <rillig@NetBSD.org>
From: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/05/2005 17:24:57
On Wed, 5 Oct 2005, Roland Illig wrote:
> Roland Illig wrote:
>>> As far as I can see, '-' is used to separate the package name from the
>>> option name while '_' is used to separate multiple words in an option
>>> name. I don't see anything to check here.
> s/As far as I can see/I would like to see that/ ;)
> David Brownlee wrote:
>> Some packages use '-' to separate multiple words in an option
>> name. In fact I just changed exim from '_' to '-' to be more
>> consistant with some other packages I checked. I'm happy to
>> change it back, but we should have a (loud) standard and
>> it should be checked by pkglint.
> There are packages that have dashes in the name. So there would be an
> ambiguity for options consisting of three or more words. That's why I'd like
> to see '-' as package-separator only.
I would be very happy to support this. If no-one objects I'll
switch exim across to this tomorrow. Roland, care to update
the docs? :)
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