Subject: Re: bsd.pkg.mk: running mtree as non-root? [patch]
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/06/2003 13:23:04
On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 05:14:59AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
| Right now, bsd.pkg.mk doesn't run mtree at all if pkg operation is
| performed as non-root. This leads to directories not present, and being
| installed as files. E.g. when something like pkgsrc/misc/figlet does "cp
| file $PREFIX/man/man6" and man6 is not a directory, one ends up with a
| file $PREFIX/man/man6, and pkg_delete fails too.
| I understand that mtree prints a lot of errors about wrong ownership etc.,
| but I think that's still better than not having the dirs at all.
mtree -W prevents those errors...