Subject: Re: generate PLIST
To: Joe Reed <>
From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/26/2002 01:18:15
On Sun, Jun 23, 2002 at 04:33:17PM -0500, Joe Reed wrote:
> is there a way to easily generate the PLIST ??? 
> i'm new to pkg creation and the only way i can think of to create the plist 
> it to do it manually (look through the output of a `make install`). 
> is there a better way of doing it? or does a document exist that explains 
> this process? 
> i've looked through pkgsrc/Packages.txt and packages (7).  they explain the 
> syntax of the file, and what it does, but not how to create it. 

Are you talking about your own package, one that you want to create, or one
that comes with the system?

Most people answering you seem to be assuming the latter, but I thought you
were trying to get help for creating your own packages, which obviously won't
have plist targes in the make files.