Subject: Re: Package paths: consensus?
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/14/1999 12:35:14
On Thu, 14 Jan 1999, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> As a quick workaround, adding to the definition of BUILD_DEFS in the
> package Makefile will put this information into the +BUILD_DEFS file
> which accompanies a binary package, and which can be displayed using
> pkg_info. If we standardise on a definition name, such as
> CONFIG_FILENAMES, then it may be possible to organise this value to be
> placed in README.html, and the generated DESCRIPTION file automatically.
> The value of the definition should be a list of files: postfix is one
> (not-yet-committed) package which springs to mind which has multiple
> configuration files.

As a quick workaround, this may serve, but for a more scalable solution,
see my other mail to keep that information in PLIST.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>