p5 ports don't respect LOCALBASE
rich at math.missouri.edu
Thu Nov 13 13:16:29 PST 2003
I support various types of servers and workstations which need
different "local" software sets. I do all my building on one
machine, so I use LOCALBASE and PKG_DBDIR in /etc/make.conf to
keep the various configurations separate. Unfortunately many ports
don't respect the LOCALBASE setting and install into /usr/local,
even while recording the packing list as being in LOCALBASE!
The p5 ports seem especially bad about this. I understand the
need for perl to be able to find its local packages, so after I
manually fix things up I need to know how to tell perl to look
for its stuff under LOCALBASE instead of /usr/local. Can someone
Or alternatively, has someone else found a better way to deal with
the whole problem of maintaining different software sets??
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