Subject: Re: Use of ${PKGNAME} can lead to confusion
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/09/2005 17:55:06
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Oct 2005, Roland Illig wrote:
>> Therefore I suggest that a new variable PKGNAME_REV be introduced and 
>> the use of ${PKGNAME} be deprecated. Then we have PKGNAME, 
> Um, why yet another variable, when you can simply remove the 
> "nb${PKGREVISION}" from the variable that shouldn't have it.

You mean not changing PKGNAME in at all? I would love to see 
this, but I guess there will be many objections against it. You remember 
the recent discussion about SUBDIR vs. SUBDIRS?