Subject: Re: pkg/17731: Avoid un-nedded steps in pkgtools/digest
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/30/2002 12:34:48
On Tue, 30 Jul 2002, Johnny C. Lam wrote:

> > 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
> 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?)
> packages(7)

I keep forgetting that we have multiple places with different and
overlapping documentation on same subject. (Packages.txt maybe should just
get merged into the manual page to create one huge man page.)

Thanks for the info.

   Jeremy C. Reed