Subject: Re: package containing a jar
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/30/2004 16:36:41
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Roland Illig <> wrote:
> Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:

> >fwiw, ${PREFIX}/lib{exec,data} sound more appropriate than
> >${PREFIX}/share.
> Accepted. libdata applies for me. I didn't know before that /share/ is=20
> reserved for text files. :)

I notice that Packages.txt does not contain a reference to hier(7),
which it should, I guess.  How about this:

Index: Packages.txt
RCS file: /cvsroot/pkgsrc/Packages.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.338
diff -b -u -r1.338 Packages.txt
--- Packages.txt        6 Jun 2004 12:46:37 -0000       1.338
+++ Packages.txt        30 Jun 2004 20:28:24 -0000
@@ -1395,6 +1395,8 @@
    where "GTKDIR" corresponds to the first definition in the EVAL_PREFIX p=
+ * Within ${PREFIX}, packages should install files according to hier(7).
  7.2 Main targets


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