misc/44148: installworld in 4.7-STABLE does not install
IPFilter related header files
ru at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 24 23:23:17 PDT 2003
On Fri, Apr 25, 2003 at 03:54:32PM +1000, Darren Reed wrote:
> In some email I received from Ruslan Ermilov, sie wrote:
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> > On Fri, Apr 25, 2003 at 04:18:45AM +1000, Darren Reed wrote:
> > > In some email I received from Ruslan Ermilov, sie wrote:
> > > > In the SHARED=symlinks case, /usr/include/netinet is
> > > > the symlink to /usr/src/sys/netinet. Hope this now
> > > > makes more sense.
> > >
> > > Is there any reason to not create a real /usr/include/netinet
> > > and then populate _that_ directory with symbolic links to each
> > > of the files, individually ? This should preserve the semantics
> > > of what "symlinks" is about.
> > >
> > The original purpose of "symlinks" was to provide symlinks
> > to /sys sources, it's the so-called "developer's mode", so
> > one doesn't need to worry about if he changes/adds/deletes
> > a header.
> > We could create /usr/include/contrib/ipfilter/netinet, and
> > that will be consistent with kern.pre.mk. Those that need
> > it would just add -I/usr/include/contrib/ipfilter. How is
> > this?
> Well, at least it helps ports get things from <netinet/*> include
> lines. So this problem only appears to affect people using /usr/src
> more "heavily" than the standard user that will install FreeBSD and
> get a /usr/include/netinet populated with all the correct files ?
I know many developers (not necessarily committers) still use
SHARED=symlinks, so we need to make sure that both symlinks and
copies give the same set of include files.
> I can see that moving IPFilter include files to /usr/include/ipfilter
> at some point in the future will be an even better solution - but
> not just yet.
Yes, maybe, this would work too.
So I take it as if you don't object if I create /usr/include/contrib
for now, and put ipfilter/ there, to deal with this PR?
Ruslan Ermilov Sysadmin and DBA,
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