Subject: Re: pkg/37190 (Package sysutils/tree is badly broken)
To: None <,,,>
From: Klaus Heinz <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 10/29/2007 23:05:06
The following reply was made to PR pkg/37190; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Klaus Heinz <>
Subject: Re: pkg/37190 (Package sysutils/tree is badly broken)
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:04:37 +0100

 Christian Hattemer wrote:
 > Is the $(DESTDIR) stuff also supposed to be submitted? The variable would 
 > be undefined when the Makefile is used standalone. I might submit that 
 > eventually then.
 Yes, DESTDIR is the common variable name many other package systems use to
 let you build the package without actual installation to the running
 Basically, patch-aa marks a few lines as specific to Linux and patch-ab
 introduces some variables to make it possible overriding them on the
 command line. The default values are the same as before so the behaviour
 should not change compared to the situation without the patches.