Subject: Re: feature request: packing list checking
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/04/2005 17:55:39
On Tue, 4 Jan 2005, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> It would be neat if, just before a make install, a file got touched,
> and just after the make install, a quick find -newer was done on
> /usr/pkg (or wherever) to check that the packing list is indeed
> correct. Our packing lists are "mostly" correct, but not always, and
> this would pretty much eliminate the problem of them getting out of
> date, which hurts binary package users...

"make print-PLIST" does that.

  - Hubert

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