portmaster and environ from pkg_install tools
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sun Aug 8 04:49:04 UTC 2010
On 08/07/2010 21:18, Andres Perera wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 7:04 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 08/06/2010 16:01, Andres Perera wrote:
>>> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org> wrote:
>>>> On 08/06/2010 15:03, Adam Vande More wrote:
>>>>> While your in the mood for for taking portmaster suggestions,
>>>> I am always in the mood for taking suggestions. :)
>>> On that note, I suggest that portmaster should fallback on PKG_PATH,
>>> which is explained in pkg_add(1), if LOCAL_PACKAGEDIR isn't defined.
>> It uses PACKAGES if LOCAL_PACKAGEDIR is not defined, which is a
>> throwback to the days before package installation support because it
>> uses that location for other things too.
> The problem is that PM_PACKAGES_LOCAL requires LOCAL_PACKAGEDIR regardless.
Right, that was by design. My theory at the time was that installing
from a local package repository was going to be sufficiently unusual
that needing to take the extra step of either using --local-packagedir
on the command line, or configuring it in an rc file seemed reasonable.
> That inconsistency aside, PACKAGES definately makes more sense now.
Now I think I understand your question better. Yours is the first
question about this, but I've made a note about the issue in case it
comes up again.
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