HEADS UP: pkg-plist strict enforcement starting

Kirill Ponomarew krion at voodoo.oberon.net
Fri Jan 14 05:31:12 PST 2005


On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 02:43:53PM +0200, Adi Pircalabu wrote:
> For these specific cases, I do not think he meant installing anything
> that should go system-wide in some user's home directory. Instead, I'm
> thinking about setting port's dirs/files into ${PREFIX}/portname/
> following a standard UNIX structure as in:
> ${PREFIX}/portname/bin/
> ${PREFIX}/portname/etc/
> ${PREFIX}/portname/lib/
> ${PREFIX}/portname/share/
> ${PREFIX}/portname/var/
> and so on (where PREFIX will likely be /usr/local). All dirs/files
> placed outside the above directory scheme will be completely deleted at
> deinstall.
> In my case, after port's deinstall, there will always be files left in
> ${PREFIX}/portname/. Is this a reason for tagging the port
> BROKEN/IGNORE?

Leftovers are considered to be a reason for BROKEN tag.

-Kirill
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