Subject: Re: Proposed API changes before pkgsrc-2006Q1
To: None <,>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/11/2006 11:20:25
On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 08:54:06PM +0100, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 05:03:51PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
> > The REPLACE_INTERPRETER forces package authors to define variables
> > whose name starts with an underscore. And, even worse, this is
> > _documented_ in the pkgsrc guide. Since a few minutes, the variables
> > REPLACE.* and REPLACE_FILES.* can be used as aliases for _REPLACE.* and
> Here's a diff which corrects all occurences of ^_REPLACE in pkgsrc.  I've
> also changed ${SH:Q} back to ${SH}, as we discussed.  
> I don't see much reason to postpone this.  Shall I just commit it now?