Subject: Re: Checking for packages not listed in category SUBDIRs
To: David Brownlee , Reed Shadgett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alistair Crooks <AlistairCrooks@excite.com>
Date: 11/16/2000 03:43:03
On Wed, 15 Nov 2000 21:57:43 +0000 (GMT), David Brownlee wrote:
> I've just added an option to lintpkgsrc to check for package
> directories not listed in the appropriate category SUBDIR list.
> Current offenders are:
> misc/freewnn-common: Not in SUBDIR
> emulators/compat11: Not in SUBDIR
> sysutils/mkisofs: Not in SUBDIR
> mail/mutt-current: Not in SUBDIR
> pkgtools/pax: Not in SUBDIR
> pkgtools/pkg_install: Not in SUBDIR
> pkgtools/xpkgwedge: Not in SUBDIR
> I can understand some of these should be be built in the 'bulk case',
> but this means they currently lack README.html files and entries
> in category README.html files.
> What I'd like to do is add one of (better names appreciated)
> a) 'README_SUBDIR' in category Makefile which is appended to
> SUBDIR on 'make readme' and similar.
> b) 'NO_BULK_BUILD' to package Makefile.
> What do people think?
> -- www.netbsd.org: A pmap for every occasion --
I'd prefer the information to be stored in the package Makefile, but I'm not
happy with all the "NO_*" stuff we inherited from FreeBSD. In particular,
"NO_FOO= yes" has always struck me as being a cack-handed way of doing
things. So, how about
in bsd.pkg.mk, and in the individual package Makefiles have:
There again, I don't particularly like the actual term "BULK_BUILDABLE", but
that's just me.
Alistair Crooks (email@example.com)
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