Subject: Re: pkglint -Wall
To: Roland Illig <rillig@NetBSD.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/05/2006 13:54:54
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On Sun, Feb 05, 2006 at 01:42:00PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
[... quoting lecture snipped ...]
Wow, that was an impressive lecture. Thanks.
> So, make(1) is able to quote shell strings very well and accurately,=20
> with nice syntax, so that I would like to have these modifiers in the=20
> shell as well (this won't happen either). For quoting to other languages=
> than the shell, there is currently no support. So there are many=20
> remaining problems, they just don't show up yet.
There are a lot of reasons I've been asking myself the following
question, but your post does more than just adding one to list, I think.
Do we really really want to keep using make(1) for pkgsrc?
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.
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