Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/31/1999 12:55:29
On 31 May 1999, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > We'd need to accompany changing LOCALBASE/X11BASE, though.
> They can still be changed at build time.

Yes, but you'll need to adjust the PLIST. E.g. if the package is build
with a PLIST containing paths in /usr/pkg, and I set LOCALBASE=/usr/local,
then I need these paths in my PLIST. 

(IIRC, RPM does this by a simple s,/usr/pkg,${LOCALBASE},).

> > When will you be done? :-)
> If we finished the technical discussion.

If or when? ;-)

 - Hubert

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