DragonFly commits List (threaded) for 2011-02
Re: Move pkg_radd config to a more obvious name ...
>Author: Justin C. Sherrill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Date: Sun Feb 6 16:36:29 2011 -0800
> Move pkg_radd config to a more obvious name; make sure settings.conf gets
> cleaned out on upgrade, and stick a warning in UPGRADING so nobody
> (hopefully) gets surprised when pkg_radd starts downloading from
> mirror-master again.
It's not a good idea to delete user edited config file: /etc/settings.conf
One of the nice things about our upgrade target is that it doesn't mangle user managed files;
let's keep it that way.
/etc/settings.conf could be renamed or just left alone for the user to handle;
please note that usr.bin/pkg_search also uses /etc/settings.conf;
maybe this should also be changed (pkg_search.1 could use note on this use).
I don't remember any discussion on this change; digging a bit I do see there has been some: