Subject: Re: Message for registering info files necessary?
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/23/2007 08:19:26
On Sat, Jun 23, 2007 at 05:35:29AM +0000, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> Yes, this is a good idea.  I think we should do the same with the
> +FONTS script; the "Updating fonts databases ..." is probably not
> necessary either.

I agree.

> The following patch adds a new variable PKGINSTALL_VERBOSE that
> can be set by the user in /etc/mk.conf to turn on the messages for
> the +FONTS and +INFO_FILES scripts.
> It's obviously easy to extend this to every scriptlet.  Is this
> worthwhile?
> If there are no objections, I can commit this after the freeze is over.

Looks good, please do that.  But please also add documentation for the
switch to the guide :)