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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
On Tue, 2013-04-09 at 00:52 +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
> David Sainty <dave%dtsp.co.nz@localhost> writes:
> > On Mon, 2013-04-08 at 22:13 +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
> >> Adam Ciarciński <adam%NetBSD.org@localhost> writes:
> >> >> Please, stop committing this nonsense immediatly!
> >> >> And revert all the damage you have done so far.
> >> >
> >> > Why?
> >> > It's a nice clean-up, isn't it? :)
> >> No, it isn't a cleanup at all.
> > You'll have to state exactly what you see as the problem. Ideally
> > without being rude.
> > To an outsider, it looks like someone is taking the time to work on
> > consistency across Pkgsrc. It isn't clear why that's a bad thing.
> What about stating exactly why this is a cleanup?
The commit messages were clear enough what the intention was - I think that was
> What I have seen so far in packages interesting to me:
> - build breakage (Squeak VM);
> - removal of search keywords and replacement of them with nonsensical
> abbreviations (libint);
> - violations of typographical styles that make package description
> unreadable (PostgreSQL packages).
These sound like reasonable points to be considered individually, but
not in themselves a reason to call for a roll back of all the work done
> If this is what pkglint recommends, then pkglint should be avoided.
> At the very least, it shouldn't be trusted to be supreme source.
There's a lot of grey area between "avoided" and "not the supreme
source". I think everyone will agree the truth is somewhere between
those extremes :)
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