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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install/files

On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 8:58 AM, Tobias Nygren <> wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jan 2010 22:01:45 +0000
> Julio Merino <> wrote:
>> - Stick the correct value of PKG_DBDIR into the manpages instead of pointing
>>   the user to /var/db/pkg, which may not be the right value if it was
>>   customized.
> That's fine, but won't removing the catpages from this package cause
> bootstrap failure if groff is not installed?

I didn't remove the catpages; they just got renamed to .in files so
that configure can stick the correct values in them.

The change I proposed to remove the catpages (in some situations only)
is blocked by Joerg.

The catpages are still there, but I had to get rid of their "nice"
formatting (aka bold typeface) so that this would work.  That's fine
for those few platforms that do not support mdoc, but those that do
shouldn't be punished with these preformatted catpages.  (That was
what my proposed change was about: install the catpages only if

Julio Merino

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