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Re: PERL5_PACKLIST and .orig files

On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 10:30:45PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
 >   | For the same reason that we keep the orig files for patches:
 >   | To make it easy to regenerate patches.
 > But that is relevant only to people developing patches. and only
 > for the packages that you are actually developing the packages for.

Yes, and normally the only time you ever look inside a package is when
you're working on it.

All your proposal would do is make it hard to work on pkgsrc; the
packages that break if .orig files exist would still be broken.

David A. Holland

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