Subject: Re: different plists on other OSes
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2003 12:35:33
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Eric Haszlakiewicz <> wrote:
> 	I've been playing around with using pkgsrc on AIX (4.3), which I've
> managed to get sort of working.

Hey, cool!

> However, there are (obviously) a few differences compared with using
> pkgsrc on NetBSD.  One of these is that packages don't always install
> the same files.=20
> 	As far as I could tell, both Solaris and Linux versions of pkgsrc use
> the same pkgsrc tree as NetBSD does.  How do those handle different PLIST
> contents, different patches, etc...?

Take a look at mk/ around line 600.  If a package has a
PLIST.common and a PLIST.${OPSYS}, then those two are combined.  Compare
with security/openssl, for example.


Life," said Marvin, "don't talk to me about life."

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