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patch filenames (was: CVS commit: pkgsrc/chat/amsn)

On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 11:12:54PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
> Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> >On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 08:27:17PM +0000, Roland Illig wrote:
> >>Module Name:        pkgsrc
> >>Committed By:       rillig
> >>Date:               Sat Jan  5 20:27:17 UTC 2008
> >>
> >>Modified Files:
> >>    pkgsrc/chat/amsn: Makefile PLIST distinfo
> >>Added Files:
> >>    pkgsrc/chat/amsn/patches: patch-configureac
> >
> >Why patch-configureac and not patch-aa as we normaly use?
> Because at some time in the future, someone else will use patch-aa for a 
> completely unrelated file, which makes the CVS history confusing. The 
> chance that patch-configureac is used for anything else than a 
> file is very, very small.

This sounds like a policy change in handling patch files.

Was that somewhere discussed and decided to go this way?
And where is that documented? 11.3.2 in pkgsrc.txt is talking about the
old schema.


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