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Re: [RFC] PLIST feature to simplify conditionals

On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 07:14:25AM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> I'm not sure we lose grep-ability, since the string is still there.
> We may lose the beginning-of-line anchored regexp functionality, but
> I can't remember ever using that - if others do use that feature,
> I'm sure they'll speak up.

You can grep for that using something like ^(\$\{.*\})? or so as well,
so I would say it is a minor issue.

> Overall, though, having conditional PLIST entries is something I
> would really like to see, since we do it piecemeal for operating
> systems, options and for other things.

I am fine with the idea, just wanted to make sure that defined and empty
value are correctly sorted out.


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