Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/sysutils/tree
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/25/2007 18:13:53
Curt Sampson wrote:
> But a helpful improvement might be to have pkg_lint check for an empty
> PLIST, among all of its other things; that would have caught my error
> before I committed. (The "@comment this plist intentionally left empty"
> convention for empty PLIST files would let it know when you intend to
> do that for packages that simply require a set of others for simple
> installation.)

Done. The pkgsrc infrastructure for Perl packages should be changed, 
since they are the largest source of empty PLIST files, and I don't see 
any reason for the extra files.