Subject: Re: Overhauling PLIST command set
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/20/2006 14:43:50
On Fri, 28 Oct 2005, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> I'd like to overhaul the PLIST command set in pkgsrc.  The idea is to

I know there was a lot of emails in this thread, so I may have overlooked 
some of this.

Is there any expected date or code to test to begin implementing the 
following @shareddir?

I use binary packages on machines where I use pkg_add to replace (so the 
packages that depend on it still are installed). I often get complains due 
to attempts to remove directories that other packages share.

> @shareddir
> Directory used by multiple packages.  The first package installed
> using it creates it, last one deinstalled removes it (probably using
> the refcount framework).  Replaces @unexec ${RMDIR} (and @exec ${MKDIR}).

 Jeremy C. Reed

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