Subject: Re: pkg_tarup: pkging a already installed package
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/14/2000 13:51:49
On Mon, 14 Feb 2000, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> So, what functionality would be missing? Let me guess:
> - no mtree: no automatic creation of necessary installation directories?


> - no INSTALL: is this about the fancy messages reminding me what I need to
>   configure after installation?

No, this is (usually) the MESSAGE file. the INSTALL file is a shell script
that ffew packages run before/after unpacking the files., e.g. to create
accounts. See pkgsrc/*/*/pkg/INSTALL.

 - Hubert

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