Re: Correct install locations for things using the base system make infrastructure

From: Mark Johnston <>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2023 22:15:58 UTC
On Wed, Aug 23, 2023 at 10:04:45PM +0100, David Chisnall wrote:
> Hi all,
> I’ve been fighting this for over an hour and I presume someone else has done it in the past.  If something is built using the BSD build goo, what do I need to do in the ports infrastructure to make sure that BINDIR and MANDIR are set, to make it install things in the right places?
> So far, every invocation I’ve tried has made things differently wrong and the porters handbook is completely silent on the case of bmake.  Any help gratefully received!

ftp/netdumpd does this.  The recipe seems to be: