distfile belongs to?
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Dec 4 13:56:44 PST 2006
Wesley Shields wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 03:12:41PM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
>> Robert Huff wrote:
>>> Let's suppose I have a list of tarballs
>>> (e.g. foobar-1.23.456.tar.gz). How do I tell which port each file
>>> belongs to? "pkg_info" only lists the end results.
>> The correct answer is, "not easily." You can look at the code for
>> sysutils/portmaster to get an idea of how you could do it, but what
>> really needs to happen is for someone to write the code to embed that
>> data in the +CONTENTS file.
> I took a stab at this over the weekend. It's broken up into two parts.
>  is the addition to pkg_create and pkg_info and  is the addiction
> to bsd.port.mk.
> I mentioned this to pav@ on IRC a few days ago and I believe he and I
> may have miscommunicated regarding the use of this patch. With that
> said, I figured I would toss this out to the list as a possible way of
> recording the distfile(s) and patchfile(s) associated with a given
> The end result is a series of @distfile foo/bar.tar.gz lines in
> +CONTENTS. You can then use pkg_info -F to get a listing of them.
> It's my first time doing something like this so please be gentle. :)
> -- WXS
> : http://www.atarininja.org/~wxs/patches/distfile-in-contents-part1.diff
> : http://www.atarininja.org/~wxs/patches/distfile-in-contents-part2.diff
After a cursory exam this looks really great! I'd love to see this, or
something like it added ASAP. At minimum the bsd.port.mk patch should
definitely be added even if it takes a while for the other stuff to
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