> > 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

This patch is small and simple and allows us to reclaim a huge number of
inodes. It also allows for an easy transition.

I think the information in the comment probably belongs at the top of the
description as well, but either way is fine as soon as I see a patch for
other proposed placement. I just want my inodes back, sooner rather than

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