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Re: Heads Up: make install

apologies for the top-posting, it's difficult to know where else to put
this. also for lower case typeface, yeah, yeah, yeah.

this change restores the previous behaviour, which we've come to know
and love over the last 13 years. for better or worse. it also helps
people coming to pkgsrc from freebsd ports or openbsd ports in that
it does what is expected.

thanks for making this change, joerg.

much appreciated,

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:38:06AM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> Was this change proposed somewhere?
> What will be happened if do "make stage-install" without DESTDIR support?
> How about "make reinstall" with DESTDIR support?
> On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 08:00:01 +0900, Joerg Sonnenberger 
> <> wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >the existing install target has been renamed to stage-install and a new
> >install target been introduced. The behavior depends on whether or not
> >the package is built with DESTDIR support.
> >
> >Package supports DESTDIR and it is enabled:
> >"make install" works like "make package-install", e.g. the files are
> >installed to the staging area, the binary package is built and then
> >installed using pkg_add (as root, if necessary).
> >
> >To install only to the staging area without building a binary package
> >run "make stage-install".
> >
> >Package does not support DESTDIR or DESTDIR support is not enabled:
> >"make install" behaves like before, e.g. installs to PREFIX in the usual
> >mutable fashion.
> >
> >Note for bulk builders: Please update to pbulk-0.46 if either
> >USE_DESTDIR=yes or PKG_DEVELOPER is set. Otherwise the installation will
> >fail due to insufficient permissions of the unprivileged user.
> >
> >Joerg
> >
> -- 
> "Of course I love NetBSD":-)
> OBATA Akio /

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