How to get optional distfiles mirrored?

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Wed Mar 22 06:47:19 UTC 2006

Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:

> Alexander Leidinger wrote:

>> What about:
>> ---snip---
>> .if defined(PACKAGE_BUILDING)
>> .endif
>> ---snip---
> Thanks for this suggestion. Although I went another way in the end, I
> thought it was worth pointing out that DISTFILES+= did not work as I
> expected it would. Instead of adding the file to the list, it replaced the
> value of DISTFILES. The workaround would have been to do:

That's strange. I did this in the linux_base-8 port in the first place and in
the end DISTFILES contained everything
Now it's solved differently there, because of a linux_base port internal


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