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Re: PR/47769 CVS commit: pkgsrc/textproc/ispell-ro

The following reply was made to PR pkg/47769; it has been noted by GNATS.

Subject: Re: PR/47769 CVS commit: pkgsrc/textproc/ispell-ro
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 22:06:05 -0400

 On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 12:40:06AM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
 >  [...]
 >  it is possible that
 >  there might be a distfile with a name that contains no version, but for
 >  which the chances of any modifications are vanishingly small (say a 
 > historical
 >  version of some source file, perhaps "original-grep.tgz" or something)
 >  where use of a DIST_SUBDIR might not be required.   On the other hand, when
 >  it is quite likely that a distfile will alter, then using a DIST_SUBDIR if
 >  it has no version in its name makes sense.
 >  In any case, if a package has a DIST_SUBDIR it is always wrong to remove it
 >  unless the distfile name changes.
 Please, note all of this in the documentation.

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