Why pkg-install is run during port build?

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 30 23:17:05 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 06:56:00PM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> writes:
> > On 03/30/2015 14:42, Matthew Donovan wrote:
> >> With FreeBSD packages and ports are the same. As it is tje same database
> >
> > No, package and port are different things.
> > Ports are the recipes to build packages or install directly, they are
> > in file system under /usr/ports, and packages are the collection of
> > binaries that can be installed, located in the repository, like one
> > that is being pointed to by /etc/pkg/FreeBSD.conf
> >
> From your first message I wasn't sure you were actually running the
> current ports/package tools (pkg(8)), but mentioning FreeBSD.conf tells
> us that you are.
> > My question is why pkg-install is run during the stage phase? Isn't
> > this the wrong thing to do? I think only make install should run it.
> The whole point of the stage phase is to install the port into a
> transitional area (STAGEDIR), from which a package is built. That
> package is what is actually installed into the real system.
> This is the "new" way of doing things, meaning it's been around in
> mainstream use for "only" a couple of years or so.

And pkg-install is not run at all during stage if some ports are explicitly
doing that they should be fixed!

Best regards,
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