cvs commit: src/etc rc.subr

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Aug 21 02:20:09 UTC 2006

On 2006-08-21 06:02, Yar Tikhiy <yar at> wrote:
>On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 09:55:25PM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>>On 2006-08-18 19:37, Yar Tikhiy <yar at> wrote:
>>> Creating the compat symlinks should be as easy as adding the following
>>> lines to the Makefile:
>>> SYMLINKS=	${BINDIR}/pgrep /usr/bin/pgrep
>>> SYMLINKS+=	${BINDIR}/pkill /usr/bin/pkill
>> Hmmm.  Shouldn't this be using ${DESTDIR} in the right-hand paths?
> I thought the same, peeked in /usr/share/mk/, and found
> that it would take care of ${DESTDIR} internally.  I had to scratch
> my head a couple of times before I got why ${DESTDIR} was prepended
> to both paths in LINKS, but only to the right-hand path in SYMLINKS.
> :-)

Ah!  I feel much better now, knowing that "make install" won't clobber
/usr/bin stuff when I use DESTDIR.  Thanks :)

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