Subject: Re: RFC: Removing redundancy from packages that use
To: Dieter Baron <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/06/2007 12:01:07
On 06/06/2007, at 11:27, Dieter Baron wrote:

>   This pattern is wrong.  It should be /-[^-]*$//.  This is precicly
> the reason I did not want to duplicate it.  If you go ahead with this
> (and I would prefer you didn't), please add comments here and
> wherever PKGBASE is defined that the two versions must be kept in
> sync.

Or alternatively: create a tiny .mk file that defines PKGBASE,  
protect it from multiple inclusion, and use it in the two places  
where it is needed.  Should prevent the inconsistencies... but could  
it cause any problem?

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>