Subject: Re: pkg/8982: change in pkg_install breaks third party product
To: Eric Schnoebelen <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/12/1999 05:14:31
On Sat, 11 Dec 1999, Eric Schnoebelen wrote:
> - #if defined( __NetBSD__)
> - PKG_SOURCE_SWITCH=	-L		# or whatever  - your choice :)
> - #elif defined(__FreeBSD__) || defined(__OpenBSD__)
> - #endif
> - 
> - and use that then below. 
> 	Which is pretty much what I'll do.

OK, sorry for not offering a better solution here. 
Is the pkg_create -L switch ok for you, reintroducing what was
-s before?

Any input on this from the tech-pkg folks? :)

> 	As I said, I hadn't reported it as I wasn't able to
> offer a fix.  As it stands, it's a minor annoyance when doing
> test installs on the build machines..  When I get a chance to
> track it down, and propose a fix, I certainly will.

Shouldn't be too hard to prepend the Src/-L prefix instead of the real
prefix to pkgdb, if available...

 - Hubert

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