Subject: Re: pkgsrc/$pkg/work/.install_done considered harmful?
To: Chuck Yerkes <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/02/2003 22:12:22
On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 05:48:29AM -0500, Chuck Yerkes wrote:
| I build on a machine that's kept upto date and has
| all the include files and libraries.
| I mount /usr/pkgsrc/ on another machine that's NOT the build
| machine. I remove the .install_done and run "make"
Or you could just do "make package", and then copy the resulting
binary package to the target machine(s) and pkg_add that...
| Sometimes the build system is not the system running the install.
| While we're here, it would be neat if the work/ directory
| were architecture noted: work-sparc/ != work-i386 and
| it'd be neat to have one tree.
mk.conf(5)'s OBJHOSTNAME does a similar thing;
if set, pkgsrc uses "work.`hostname`" instead of "work".