New version of the fakeroot patch

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Tue Dec 15 09:29:48 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 15 December 2009 09:10:47 Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Uh -- is it actually possible to create an empty directory when
> installing from a pkg tarball?
> I ran into this problem with the phpMyAdmin port, and the only good
> way I found to solve it was to add a stub file into any empty
> directories.  You could use a post install script or an mtree file,
> but that seems like overkill for such a trivial operation.

If you want to create ${PREFIX}/somedir you can add this line
to pkg-plist:

@exec mkdir -p %D/somedir

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