How to handle config files
jlaffaye at freebsd.org
Sun Jan 8 14:47:24 UTC 2012
On 1/8/2012 1:59 PM, Martin Kropfinger wrote:
> Hi there!
> The porters handbook describes a way to handle config files:
> It is recommended to do it this way for keeping changed files after
> deinstallation on the system. But the example is not really clear to me.
> What does this line do:
> @exec if [ ! -f %D/etc/orbit.conf ] ; then cp -p %D/%F %B/orbit.conf; fi
> Nothing is said about those variables... %D (which seems to be
> %%PREFIX%%) and %F or %B.
Have a look at pkg_create(1) manpage ;)
> Can anyone give me some help?
> Thanx a lot!
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