svn commit: r43155 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook

Eitan Adler eadler at
Sun Nov 10 21:56:12 UTC 2013

Author: eadler
Date: Sun Nov 10 21:56:11 2013
New Revision: 43155

  Remove old method of creating pkg-plist.  These methods will not work with staging support as nothing will get installed to the host system.


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/book.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/book.xml	Sun Nov 10 20:14:07 2013	(r43154)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/book.xml	Sun Nov 10 21:56:11 2013	(r43155)
@@ -10293,10 +10293,6 @@ etc/orbit.conf.sample
 	based upon the version of dependent software used (e.g., ports
 	which generate docs with
-      <para>Note that the <buildtarget>makeplist</buildtarget> target can
-	be used for ports that support staging to display the package
-	list.</para>
     <sect1 xml:id="plist-autoplist">
@@ -10318,32 +10314,6 @@ etc/orbit.conf.sample
 	libraries installed by the port should be listed as specified
 	in the <link linkend="porting-shlibs">shared libraries</link>
-      <para>Alternatively, use the <command>plist</command> script in
-	<filename>/usr/ports/Tools/scripts/</filename> to build the
-	package list automatically.</para>
-      <para>The first step is the same as above: take the first three
-	lines, that is, <command>mkdir</command>,
-	<command>mtree</command> and <command>make depends</command>.
-	Then build and install the port:</para>
-      <screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>make install PREFIX=/var/tmp/`make -V PORTNAME`</userinput></screen>
-      <para>And let <command>plist</command> create the
-	<filename>pkg-plist</filename> file:</para>
-      <screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>/usr/ports/Tools/scripts/plist -Md -m `make -V MTREE_FILE` /var/tmp/`make -V PORTNAME` > pkg-plist</userinput></screen>
-      <para>The packing list still has to be tidied up by hand as
-	stated above.</para>
-      <para>Another tool that might be used to create an initial
-	<filename>pkg-plist</filename> is
-	<package>ports-mgmt/genplist</package>.  As
-	with any automated tool, the resulting
-	<filename>pkg-plist</filename> should be checked and manually
-	edited as needed.</para>

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