Subject: Re: Suggestion for new feature: PLIST macros
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/25/2006 13:39:09
On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 08:14:21PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> Therefore I had the idea of just writing
>     @everything_from share/doc/${PKGNAME}
> instead of listing the 1000 files individually.

That might cause unexpected side effects. If somebody e.g. adds a patch
for the documentation and the installation installs the ".orig" file
by accident it will be noticed with a static package list and
"CHECK_FILES=yes". It won't be noticed with the above.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler