how to install a port without install: in the Makefile
flz at xbsd.org
Fri Jan 23 11:43:37 PST 2009
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Florent Thoumie wrote:
>> It's not about installing files but rather registering them.
>> PLIST_FILES/PLIST_DIRS is just a way to replace pkg-plist, for wrong
> I respectfully disagree my friend. :) There was a time back when
> disks were a lot smaller that saving inodes was a noble thing.
> Nowadays (for the most part) that is not really a consideration, but
> personally I still find it convenient to list as much as possible in
> the Makefile. It saves cvs churn in any case.
Come on, it was 2004, not 1994. Disks were already large and cheap.
This only adds complexity which in the end adds more code to
bsd.port.mk (which could already do with a good diet) and slows things
down (which of course is less and less of an issue, but still worth
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