RFC: USES=kernsrc

Larry Rosenman ler at lerctr.org
Tue Oct 29 15:26:13 UTC 2013


On 2013-10-29 10:09, René Ladan wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> while stagifying the sysutils/biosfont port together with bapt@ at
> last EuroBSDCon the idea for a USES=kernsrc (or USES=kld ?) came up.
> This new USES would both simplify and unify writing kernel module
> ports because it adds all the common lines.
> 
> The result is at http://people.freebsd.org/~rene/patches/kernsrc.mk
> (download it into Mk/uses/ ). An example of a converted port is at
> http://people.freebsd.org/~rene/patches/biosfont.diff
> 
> Last nits to solve:
> - decide about MAINTAINER
> - maybe change plist substitution to "${KMODDIR:C,^/,,}" (i.e. strip
> leading '/' )
> - maybe mute ${ECHO_CMD} lines (prefix with '@') in 
> kernsrc-post-install target
> 
> Documentation:
> - add a note to CHANGES
> - add a section to the Porters Handbook
> 
This would be useful for sysutils/lsof as well.  It needs the current 
src tree.



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