New version of the fakeroot patch

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Tue Dec 15 10:49:32 UTC 2009

Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> 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

Or I could do that, yes.  Hmmm... must try that actually, along with a
few other mods I have lined up.



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