USES=desktop-file-utils, INSTALLS_ICONS, and pkg

Koop Mast kwm at
Thu Sep 24 21:16:18 UTC 2015

On Tue, 2015-09-08 at 15:51 -0700, Don Lewis wrote:
> I've been working on a port update and happened to notice that when I
> installed an updated package the entries under the Applications menu
> on
> my desktop were not getting updated.
> Looking at /usr/ports/Mk/Uses/, I see that it
> adds
> "@desktop-file-utils" to PLIST_FILES, and I do see this in
> .PLIST.mktmp
> when I build the port.  I don't see it in the +MANIFEST file in the
> package .txz file.  Digging through the source for pkg, I don't see
> anything in the code for handling @desktop-file-utils.

It is in the ports tree:


> Something else that I don't see in the source for pkg is anything
> that
> handles @rmtry, which INSTALL_ICONS wants to add to the plist.
> Neither of these @things is documented in pkg-create(8).  Reading
> this
> man page, I see that @exec and @unexec are deprecated, and these are
> used fairly heavily in the ports framework.



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