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Re: pkgsrc NetBSD 5.0_STABLE/x86_64 2009-07-24 10:40

On Thu, 30 Jul 2009 23:27:38 +0200
Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 05:13:31PM -0400, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> > Is it simply that DESTDIR support is only half baked and that I need
> > to kluge it a bit in the MAKEFILE?  Do I set MANDIR to something?  It
> > seems that whatever I wind up doing in my Makefile should really be
> > handled globally elsewhere.
> It is not "half baked". Yes, it requires support from the package.

Sorry, I didn't mean to disparage anyone's work.  I was being more or
less literal here. I thought that you were saying that there was still
work to do on DESTDIR support.

> As I said, the install rules in the package have to install to under
> ${DESTDIR}. As there are hundred different ways to install files, this
> requires modifications to packages. I know some people have

But in this case I have no install rules in my package.  All the
install rules come from the build system.

> > There's another question too.  How come no other bulk build has this
> > problem with the same package?
> Because the default modus operandi is still USE_DESTDIR=no. Just like
> some bulk builds are not even using PKG_DEVELOPER=yes.

So are there any packages setting PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT to user-destdir
that I can use as a guide?  Or should I just give up and set it to "no"
like everyone else?

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>

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