Subject: Re: build package of already installed packages fails
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From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 10/24/2007 11:01:00
On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 11:07:28PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> AFAIK Neither Hubert's nor Joerg's programs
> for bulk building support DESTDIR.

It is planed to fix that for pbulk. Not a big deal though as the risk of
messing up the system by an incomplete build is a lot smaller.

> No feedback to package creators - no good DESTDIR "coverage".
> If I count it correctly, only 1% of all packages
> support DESTDIR now (pkgsrc-2007Q3).

So what? It has to be started somewhere. Also note that this 1% covers
95% of the packages I use -- YMMV.