Subject: Re: removing BUILD_ROOT?
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/16/2001 11:44:24
On Tue, 16 Oct 2001, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> We used to use BUILD_ROOT as a way of referring to the root of the
> pkgsrc tree, whether or not WRKOBJDIR were being used. It was used
> in the 9term and ghostscript packages, IIRC, to reach over into the
> sam and jpeg packages. All has in its log is this:
> revision 1.231
> date: 1999/03/22 09:38:22;  author: agc;  state: Exp;  lines: +3 -1
> Move the definition of BUILD_ROOT into, from the individual
> package Makefiles which need it.
> It should be changed to use PKGSRCDIR.

So "let's nuke it" (and fix all the places it's used now to use
PKGSRCDIR)? (Of course I'll do the work!)

 - Hubert

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