question about specifying amavisd-new option in pkgtools.conf?

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Mon Aug 23 15:35:31 PDT 2004

On Sat, 21 Aug 2004 16:23:17 -0700, George Hartzell 
> The Makefile looks for a couple of files and if it can't find them, it
> does this:
> AMAVIS_NOMILTER="@comment "

> I've tried a variety of quotes and spaces in my pkgtools.conf MAKEARGS
> section, and can't get anything to work.  Most of the (like this one)
> end up loosing the space and the install tools don't know what to do
> with @comment concatenated onto the beginning of a filename:
>        'security/amavisd-new'  => 'AMAVIS_NOMILTER=@comment',
You need to define the variable so that there is a space after comment:

  'security/amavisd-new' => 'AMAVIS_NOMILTER="@comment "',

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