symlinks in mtree (Re: cvs commit: ports/net/dcgui Makefile distinfo ports/net/dcgui/files patch-main.cpp)

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Feb 27 14:09:58 PST 2004


On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 11:08:20PM +0100, Pav Lucistnik wrote:

> > > > These are symlinks and cannot be listed in mtree files.  That's why
> > > > they're created by bsd.port.mk instead.
> > > 
> > > And now the good news - symlinks can be listed in and created from mtree
> > > files. I have a patch for BSD.local.mtree ready waiting for green to
> > > approve it.
> > 
> > Why does this apparently work now but not a few months ago when
> > ports/53189 was submitted?  I have the feeling something is missing here.
> 
> No idea, according to cvs log mtree handles symlink for years now.
> Maybe ache@ just haven't tried to add it to mtree back then?

We should wait to hear from him for clarification.

Kris
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