Subject: Re: Package Views Integration (finally!)
To: Alan Barrett <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/23/2003 10:35:34
On Sat, 23 Aug 2003, Alan Barrett wrote:

: I fully expect that the nice pkgsrc people will have left a knob to tell
: the pkgsrc *.mk files not to create any link farm during "make install",

Anyone wish to clarify on this point?  One of the touted points:

  fully dynamic PLISTs

suggests that installing to a depoted tree would be a requirement.  I
interpreted it this way, and suggested the compromise symlink hack in that

-- Todd Vierling <>