Base packaging

Paul Richards paul at
Thu Sep 18 04:58:37 PDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 12:09, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Sep 2003 11:28:31 +0100
> Paul Richards <paul at> wrote:
> > > We have programs in the ports tree which use our bsd.*.mk
> > > infrastructure. Will there be a problem if such a program gets installed
> > > from ports (will it try to register itself 2 times)?
> > 
> > I don't know, have you got an example port I can look at?
> sysutils/portupgrade for sure, probably games/freebsd-games and
> net/freebsd-uucp too.

No they won't. If there's no PORTNAME in the Makefile then the old mk
files will behave the same as they always have. The way I'm doing it I
modify the install target if PORTNAME is defined.


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