tech-pkg archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: Is url2pkg used interactively?

Roland Illig writes:
> Am 03.10.2019 um 22:18 schrieb Leonardo Taccari:
> > I always adjust HOMEPAGE, COMMENT and LICENSE during the first edit,
> > sometimes adjust MAINTAINER to pkgsrc-users@ and adjust CATEGORIES
> > (most of the times I package in pkgsrc/local or pkgsrc/wip and in both
> > cases prepopulated `local' or `wip' category needs to be adjusted in
> > that case).
> All these things that you mentioned don't influence how the package is
> fetched or extracted, therefore I don't see a point in running the
> editor initially.
> In some cases, such as Perl or Python modules, url2pkg even fills in the
> HOMEPAGE, the COMMENT or the LICENSE for you. That's a pretty new
> feature though, so you might not have noticed it.
> By the way, "wip" and "local" are not added to CATEGORIES anymore.
> Thanks for the suggestion.
> > IMHO it would be nice to keep the behaviour of initially running the
> > editor.
> For what reason?

For the reasons I had stated in my previous email (yes, they don't
influence how the package is fetched or extracted but I'm used to just
set those variables at that point).

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index