Subject: Re: Something like "make package-depends"?
To: Zbigniew Baniewski <>
From: Loic Hoguin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/13/2007 10:51:28
On Sun, 13 May 2007 02:06:53 +0200, Zbigniew Baniewski <>  

> I'm building some packages from pkgsrc, _not wanting_ currently to  
> install
> it, just building binaries for ev. further install.
> But there's some annoyance: there are packages depending on the others.
> "make package" will build binary just for the package, which is "owner"
> of a sub-dir, where I'm currently in. And then I must pack all the other
> packages, which the "owner" is depending on, quite separately.
> Perhaps there is simpler way to command: "make binary packages of the  
> chosen
> package, and all the packages which it does need"? At the end of  
> compilation
> of that "main" package, all the others are compiled already, and there's  
> only
> a need to pack them. Browsing "pkgsrc guide" I found a description of  
> bulk
> building - but, of course, that's not I need at the moment.

Please try adding the following line to your /etc/mk.conf:


Loc Hoguin