Subject: Re: calling package INSTALL and REQ (REQUIRE!) scripts from
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/15/2000 23:33:43
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > this should be done via pkg/INSTALL (pre-install), so it gets checked for
> > binary packages as well. (I dunno, though, if that file is run from
> > - please check)
> No, pkg/INSTALL is not run from  But it should be.

"depends". Very often, the software's Makefile already does some of the
things in the INSTALL file.

About the original mail from me, REQ would have be the right thing, yes.

 - Hubert