Subject: Re: packages requiring syssrc
To: None <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/01/2000 07:32:01
"Dr. Lex Wennmacher" <wennmach@geo.Uni-Koeln.DE> writes:

> > Subject: packages requiring syssrc
> > 	You could always check for BSDSRCDIR being defined?
> Both BSDSRCDIR and /sys should be pointers to the system sources. Since arla
> includes kernel headers with "-I/sys -I/sys/arch" it's IMHO better to directly
> test for /sys. If the kernel sources are not found under /sys, knowing that
> they might be in BSDSRCDIR is not of much help -- unless arla itself is
> revamped to grok BSDSRCDIR.

This is basically what the aperture package does.  See
sysutils/aperture/Makefile for details.

     -- Johnny C. Lam <>
        Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University