Subject: pkgsrc/rc.subr NOT_FOR_PLATFORM (was: Makefile targets and variables)
To: Mike M. Volokhov <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/09/2003 08:53:44
On Tue, 9 Sep 2003, Mike M. Volokhov wrote:

> In pkgsrc/rc.subr/Makefile is wrotten:
> ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM=      Linux-*-* SunOS-*-*
> Thus, on FreeBSD 4 it will not really works. I think it is a better
> approach to use:
> NOT_FOR_PLATFORM=	NetBSD-1.[5-9]*-* NetBSD-[2-9]*-* FreeBSD-[5-9]*-*

That looks better. But I think this message may be hidden because the
Subject line doesn't reflect this.

I have Cc'd Grant who is the maintainer of the pkgtools/rc.subr package.

This reminds me that I think this package should use PKG_SYSCONFDIR.

   Jeremy C. Reed