Subject: Re: How to write a pkgsrc Makefile for "only extract" source?
To: Gueven Bay <>
From: Adrian Portelli <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 10/20/2007 11:14:06
Gueven Bay wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a bunch of tar balls (or zips) - each of them at a specific
> online address - for which I want to write pkgsrc Makefiles so that
> each of them only get downloaded and extracted - nothing more as these
> tar balls (or zips) are archives of html/xml/pdf documents -.
> I read the pkgsrc guide but I cannot find a "receipt" there how to
> write a Makefile only for downloading and extracting.
> Can someone post a "first version" of such an Makefile, please, so
> that I know how to begin?
> Thank you
> regards
> Gueven Bay


Have a look at lang/pear/Makefile and print/ghostscript-esp/Makefile for
some hints.