hi, there!

On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 12:36:51PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:

> > > Since pkg-comment contains only a single line, wouldn't it be more subtile
> > > to put it in a COMMENT field as does NetBSD, instead of using a file? I think
> > > it would speed up updates.
> > 
> > http://people.FreeBSD.org/~eric/ports-comment.diff
> > 
> > Will Andrews said that portmgr would be going over this sometime soon,
> > hopefully they will commit it.
> That will certainly be a big help.  When we got rid of the pkg/ and
> patches/ directories I begged Satoshi to go farther and put patches in
> main port directory and get rid of pkg/COMMENT.  That was back when we
> hit 3000 ports -- I guess people didn't want to accept we would hit 8000
> in only a few years.
> Of course why we don't just put "COMMENT=blah" in the ports's Makefile

Posted patch uses `head -1 ${DESCR}` however.
I'd prefer to go NetBSD way and use COMMENT=blah for ports comments


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