Subject: Re: [RFC] new chapter "Variable reference" for the pkgsrc guide
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/08/2005 15:36:14
On 10/8/05, Roland Illig <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to add a chapter called "Variable reference" to the pkgsrc
> guide to have a place where all public variables are explained and
> listed (alphabetically and categorized).
> Any objections? suggestions? ideas?

There are multiple sections in the guide that list and give detailed
of some variables, with the appropriate context.  Repeating that in a varia=
reference chapter could be redundant, I think.

What about having an automatically generated variable index that links to t=
appropriate chapters or sections?

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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