Portfile whitespace issues

Paul Guyot pguyot at kallisys.net
Thu Mar 15 07:41:12 PDT 2007

> On Mar 15, 2007, at 3:12 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> There were not that many participants. I tried to put up a fight  
>> in favor of keeping hard tabs, but I was the only one. :-) Upon  
>> further consideration, I don't think I really care that much one  
>> way or another, and I do recognize that a whole class of spacing  
>> issues we currently have in Portfiles would not occur if we did  
>> not use tabs. So, let's take 'em out!
> The old rule was that Porfiles should be internally consistent.
> That was it - and I don't think it's so bad to let portfile authors  
> handle things however they want as long as the result isn't totally  
> unreadable for everything else.
> So, my vote would be for continuing the old policy and not getting  
> all whitespace-crazy on everything (it makes sense to have one  
> whitespace convention for base/ code, though).

I concur.


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