Subject: Re: Consistency in mk/defaults/mk.conf
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/15/2005 10:54:17
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Nov 2005, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
>> This assumption isn't actually correct for all of the variables listed
>> in mk/defaults/mk.conf, although I do see benefit in this.  If there
>> are any package-settable variables in mk/defaults/mk.conf, I think
>> they should be moved into separate file, perhaps mk/defaults/
>> that's automatically included by  This would make it
>> easier for a user to copy mk/defaults/mk.conf to /etc/mk.conf and edit
>> away without breaking packages.
> *g* wasn't it suggested recently to split those variables into 
> per-user/system and per-package defaults? Maybe that's not so bad after 
> all...

Yes, I suggested that. But I didn't get enough feedback. :(