Subject: Re: pkg/17731: Avoid un-nedded steps in pkgtools/digest
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Johnny C. Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/30/2002 12:20:52
On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 11:40:55AM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > >Synopsis: Avoid un-nedded steps in pkgtools/digest
> > The package pkgtools/digest does not need the patch and configure
> > steps, so they can be avoided.
> > +NO_PATCH= # defined
> > +NO_CONFIGURE= # defined
> I don't see it documented in Packages.txt (but I do see in mk/bsd.pkg.mk).
> If I understand this correctly, then this is just to save a little time.
> So should all packages that don't have a ./configure use "NO_CONFIGURE"?
> And all packages that don't have patches should use "NO_PATCH"?
I don't think these save time anymore ever since Alistair's changes to
remove many of the sub-make invocations that use to plague bsd.pkg.mk
These variables are largely obsolete.
> If so, I should send-pr this for net/gethost (no ./configure) and
> net/md-whois (no ./configure and no patches).
It's not necessary.
> What other steps can be skipped? (And where is this documented?)
-- Johnny Lam <email@example.com>