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

On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 04:34:36PM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 12:15:14PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 12:28:01AM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > > Whilst I welcome the functionality, I'd just like to ask that you keep
> > > discussion like this open, please - that way, others can join in, and
> > > the timing of this change would have been a bit better.
> > 
> > I don't see any problem with the timing.  Now we just have the
> > functionality (and that's always a question, when does someone have
> > time to implement it -- that's independent of any feature discussion,
> > except it's usually afterwards :) ) and we can now decide when we want
> > to use it.
> > 
> > I think it's a very nice feature and am looking forward to using it,
> > but we can postpone it e.g. to after the next pkgsrc branch if we
> > think it's better timingwise.
> We'll have to disagree on the timing of the change, then, but I've
> noticed that one side in this discussion has been skirting around the
> other issue - please keep discussion about features like this in the
> open, so that we can all participate.

Point taken.

So, what about the timing?

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