Subject: Re: Feedback for new pkg: sysutils/oak
To: Jason White <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/07/2006 18:37:47
On Tue, 7 Mar 2006, Jason White wrote:
> I've created a package for Oak, a syslog reporting tool, and would like some
> feedback on the construction of the package. Tarball can be found at:
You may want to consider using pkgsrc-wip for testing and review.
Also, pkgtools/pkglint shows your package is good.
EGDIR is not needed. Only one use. So simplify this. And use
share/examples/oak/ as the examples directory not just share/examples/.
And fix MESSAGE and PLIST to add that subdirectory (and in PLIST have a
@dirrm share/examples/oak also).
EGFILES not needed. Only one use. So simplify.
Use INSTALLATION_DIRS+= share/examples/oak to precreate directory.
Why the MESSAGE? Can the share/examples/oak/oak.conf be used as is (once
put into place)? If so, use CONF_FILES to install automatically.
Be sure to send your patches, suggestions and manpage to the upstream
Looks good other than I didn't build it.
Jeremy C. Reed
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