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Date:      Tue, 3 Oct 2000 20:55:56 -0700
From:      Michael Haro <>
To:        Maxim Sobolev <>
Cc:, Will Andrews <>, Satoshi - Ports Wraith - Asami <>, "Jeffrey J. Mountin" <>,,
Subject:   Re: RFC: Ports layout reorganization (Re: ports tree idea:     Combine DESCR and COMMENT)
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>; from on Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 02:51:50PM +0300
References:  <"Jeffrey <> <> <> <> <> <> <>

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On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 02:51:50PM +0300, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> Michael Haro wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 30, 2000 at 08:56:03AM -0500, Will Andrews wrote:
> > >
> > > I'll take care of it and review with Michael for portlint.  That said=
, I
> >
> > That sounds like a good plan to me =3D)
> > BTW, I'm still alive.  Just really busy at work.
> Michael and Will,
> BTW please considering a more modulared structure for portlint2, so anybo=
dy can
> easily add his own checking module (preferrably just as a separate file l=
> at runtime) w/o the need to hack huge monolitic script and disturb mainta=
> at every small occasion.

That was one of the things I had planned for portlint 3 (should I ever=20
have time to work on it).  I hadn't quite gotten as far as seperate files
but I had planned to use seperate subroutines for each check so that
additional checks could be implemented by just adding a new subroutine.

There is probably a small preformance hit by doing this, but I think it
makes things easier to read and isn't that great of an impact.

If you would like to help finish converting the checks in portlint 2=20
(current version) into portlint 3 (future version), check out to see what is currently


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