We need new feature for pkg_create?
flz at xbsd.org
Tue Feb 8 11:45:42 PST 2005
Yar Tikhiy wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 05:18:20PM +0100, Florent Thoumie wrote:
>>>IMHO, what we need is a way to restore the initial prefix setting
>>>in a packing list. The idea of @pushwd and @popwd looks really
>>>neat to me. With those commands available, it would be possible
>>>to append lines using %D or just assuming the current prefix is the
>>>right one to the final packing list from bsd.port.mk without breaking
>>>"pkg_add -p /foo".
>>>BTW, here's an example that the problem is rather general. Currently
>>>using @cwd in port's pkg-plist and PORTDOCS in its Makefile results
>>>precisely in broken "pkg_add -p /foo" because the build-time prefix
>>>gets hardcoded in the packing list.
>> I don't like the idea of a "working directory" stack because at
>> most, you'll push one time (or your port is behaving weirdly).
> This makes sense to me.
I updated the patch this afternoon, this worked for me but
everyone should be aware that even with this patch, pkg_add -p
will still not work for a lot of ports since the original prefix
is often hardcoded during port compilation.
>> FWIW, I just sent a PR with a patch to address this issue .
>> Feel free to add comments in the audit trail.
>>  http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=77212
> /usr/src/MAINTAINERS lists eik at freebsd.org as the maintainer of
> src/usr.sbin/pkg_install. IMHO it should be reasonable to draw
> his attention to your PR.
According to krion, pkg_install is portmgr territory.
I have cc'ed eik in my last reply though.
flz at xbsd.org
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