unassociated shell command

Da Rock freebsd-ports at herveybayaustralia.com.au
Fri Jan 13 14:46:59 UTC 2012

On 01/13/12 17:20, Chris Rees wrote:
> On 12 January 2012 22:38, Da Rock
> <freebsd-ports at herveybayaustralia.com.au>  wrote:
>> On 01/13/12 07:30, Chris Rees wrote:
>>> Also, no, you shouldn't (can't) set Make variables inside a target, as
>>> covered before.
>>> However... instead of
>>> .if defined(NOPORTDOCS)
>>> PLIST_SUB etc etc
>>> stuff, just remove all the PORTDOCS lines from pkg-plist, and use the
>>> magic variable PORTDOCS:
>>> PORTDOCS=       *
>>> :)
>> I must be a little slow this morning... I don't get it. How does that work?
>> I would like to point out also that the docs are 30/70 nss and pam related
>> respectively. So if I install without pam then the pam docs are not
>> installed.
> > From Porter's Handbook:
> If a directory is listed in PORTDOCS or matched by a glob pattern from
> this variable, the entire subtree of contained files and directories
> will be registered in the final packing list.
> Basically, PORTDOCS=* is the same as including find `make -V DOCSDIR`
> in the pkg-plist, without the plist bloat and complication.
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/porters-handbook/book.html#INSTALL-DOCUMENTATION
Thats fantastic! Thanks for pointing it out (again, might have saved 
some headaches earlier...); I read that handbook front to back, but its 
not always obvious that 2 and 2 go together unless someone points it out :)

Ports looking better than ever now- very lean.

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