Population libmap.conf

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sat Nov 5 15:49:27 UTC 2011

On 05/11/2011 15:36, Chris Rees wrote:
> On 5 Nov 2011 15:32, "Matthew Seaman" <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk>
> wrote:
>> On 05/11/2011 15:20, Xavier HUMBERT wrote:
>>> I'm asking the best way to populate libmap.conf at before-install stage.
>> rm /etc/libmap.conf
>> Works for me.
>> libmap is a band-aid used to patch over certain deficiencies in shared
>> library handling.  You only need it when there is a specific problem,
>> and in very many FreeBSD installs (particularly of recent and supported
>> OS versions) you won't need it at all.
> I hope you're not suggesting touching files outside PREFIX in a port's
> install target....

Of course not.  I misread the question -- thought the OP was asking
about a generic action by the admin before installing whatever.

From within a port, just add instructions to pkg-message and maybe
install a sample file in ${EXAMPLESDIR} -- see the
www/linuxpluginwrapper port for example.



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