Should this line removed from Makefile?

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Tue Mar 9 14:18:22 UTC 2010

On Tue, 9 Mar 2010 21:46:10 +0800
wen heping <wenheping at> wrote:

> Hi, all:
>    In www category, there are some ports with a line as:
> 1     @${CHOWN} -R ${WWWOWN}:${WWWGRP} ${WWWDIR}
>    It always followed by this line:
> 2     @${ECHO_CMD} '@exec ${CHOWN} -R ${WWWOWN}:${WWWGRP} ${WWWDIR}'
> >> ${TMPPLIST}
> while some other ports do not have line 2.
>    Is line 2 needed ? In my opion, line 2 changes nothing to
> ${TMPPLIST} in this case, so line 2 is not needed.
>    Any comment ?

If I'm reading this right, the first line applies when installing from
ports, while the second when installing from packages. So they are both

Should the installed files be owned by ${WWWOWN}:${WWWGRP} is an other
question (and I think this is unnecessarily for many ports/files/dirs).

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