Help on a new port -- how to execute a special install script or a special uninstall script

Thierry Thomas thierry at
Sun Dec 14 00:48:49 PST 2003

Le Dim 14 déc 03 à  6:43:23 +0100, Jens Rehsack <rehsack at>
 écrivait :
> >devel/pear-PEAR/pkg-install uses `pear install' to register the packages.
> >I don't think that a huge pkg-plist may cause a problem.
> The current one or the fix in ports/59213?

Both of them: when you include devel/pear-PEAR/Makefile.common,
PKGINSTALL is called in the post-install target. Both of them utilize
the same mechanism, but the aim of the new one is to simplify the
writing of PEAR ports.

Th. Thomas.

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