HEADS UP: New bsd.*.mk changes

Thomas-Martin Seck tmseck-lists at netcologne.de
Tue Jan 20 03:13:30 PST 2004

* Joe Marcus Clarke <marcus at freebsd.org> [gmane.os.freebsd.devel.ports]:

> Title: Add patch to obviate many pkg-plist files
> Affects: bsd.port.mk
> Description: By adding files and symlinks to the PLIST_FILES macro, and
> directories to PLIST_DIRS, a porter can do away with a port's pkg-list
> file altogether  Directories should be added in reverse order so that
> they are removed correctly (i.e. add them in the order you would in the
> pkg-plist).
I like that.

BTW: what is the "officially sanctioned" way of pkg-plisting now? When I
overhauled www/squid, I originally used PORTDOCS and omitted the
contents of DOCSDIR from pkg-plist. Is this the correct way to do? (I
think so, at least when installing things manually anyway).

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