Subject: Re: use of BULK_PREREQ
To: Brook Milligan <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/08/2001 23:08:55
this may be a bug.  I'll try and find some time to take a look.  


On Sat, 8 Dec 2001, Brook Milligan wrote:

> I am confused about the use of the BULK_PREREQ variable to the pkg
> make system.  I have mine set in /etc/mk.conf to require xpkgwedge.
> That works fine if I invoke bulk makes via the scripts in
> pkgsrc/mk/bulk.  However, if I try the bulk-package target in a
> typical package directory, xpkgwedge is not installed (though digest
> is).  This is also true when I set the variable in the shell from
> which I invoke make or when I set it on the make command line.
> How should I be doing this?
> Cheers,
> Brook