Installing executables with generic names

Michael Scheidell scheidell at
Tue Feb 14 15:25:22 UTC 2012

On 2/14/12 8:26 AM, Mikhail T. wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm preparing a new port (net/udt), which installs a library with its 
> header file and a handful of sample applications.

>  * use a port-specific subdirectory: ${PREFIX}/bin/udt/ (lua seems to
>    do this)

In your port dir, type:


you can put them there if you like.

(don't forget pkg-plist:  %%EXAMPLESDIR%% already trimmed for %%PREFIX%%)

> The first is simpler for me, but might be a trouble for anyone porting 
> a script in the future, which calls the binaries by their generic name...
> Opinions? Thanks! Yours,
>    -mi
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