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Re: @dirrm behaviour change (was: CVS commit: pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install/files)

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 09:58:16AM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 08:09:54AM +0200, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> > Hmm, where was this discussed and why was this done?
> dillo, joerg and myself discussed it in detail IRL and via mail.
> It will allow us to majorly simplify the directory handling in PLISTs.
> All (most?) @dirrm and unexec ${RMDIR} can now be removed, the
> directories will be removed automatically when the last content is
> removed; if a package needs a directory even if it is empty, then the
> new special keyword @pkgdir can be used.

When we did this in OpenBSD, we didn't even add a new keyword. We simply
decided that
was a file
was a dir.

even easier on the eyes.

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