Subject: Re: Support adding admin users/groups via defs.${OPSYS}.mk
To: Juan RP <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/11/2004 10:43:47
On Sunday 11 January 2004 05:08, Juan RP wrote:
> Hi,
> Actually, we have a problem with pkgsrc, when we want to install a package
> which needs to create new users/groups in some platforms (FreeBSD, BSD/OS,
> Darwin, etc)...
> I would like to commit this patch, and modify all defs.${OPSYS}.mk files,
> with that change all platforms should be able to create users/groups when
> This patch changes, which was my test system.

So you define all these variables _only_ in FreeBSD, and then you use them
directly in install...  So other platforms will break because missing variable
values (at least NetBSD)...

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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