Subject: Re: package into /usr/pkgsrc/packages.${MACHINE_ARCH} if ${OBJMACHINE}
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/05/1999 17:25:25
On Sun, 5 Dec 1999, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> > So for this, you have to set PKGRELEASE in /etc/mk.conf. Shy not juset set
> > PACKAGES directly, avoiding that variable? I don't see much gain
> > here.
> Well, there's the .elif OBJMACHINE clause which is a significant
> improvement for shared pkgsrc trees..

There's the .elif OBJMACHINE clause which still does things not doing
anything according to our currently agreed on dir layouts, esp. one would
have to set your new variable to avoid this. 

> I see gain.  Do you see any harm?

Confusion, esp. with the PKGRELEASE var.

 - Hubert

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