files to be checked on meta-ports

Wesley Shields wxs at
Tue Jan 2 11:58:35 PST 2007

On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 10:06:08PM +0300, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> First, happy New Year! ;-)
> For some time I use local meta-ports referring different sets of useful ports. 
> Most of the time, this works well; the only exception is meta-ports which do 
> not install own files. 
> I thought about refering /var/db/pkg/pkgname/ files, but this seems
> unscalable due to constant path changes.
> Your thoughts?

I don't know if it's acceptable to look there but you can always use
${PKG_DBDIR}/${PORTNAME} to get /var/db/pkg/portname (by default).  I'm
not sure I understand the "constant path changes" you mention.

I think what you really want is mentioned at the bottom of:

-- WXS

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