Subject: Re: Finding non-pkgsrc files with pkg_admin
To: Peter Bex <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/18/2005 14:29:59
On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Peter Bex wrote:
> You don't have to note that automatically, you could just let the pkg
> creator deal with this and add relevant entries in PLIST.  (something
> like a @dynamic statement in the PLIST, for example)  Of course, an
> automated aid to do this (a la `make print-PLIST') can be constructed if
> necessary.

Frankly, I think that adds more work than is worth it.
Would you want to go through all >5000 pkgs to update it?

> How about the attached patch?  It's rather hard to put into words what
> this means exactly without assuming the reader knows about the
> technicalities of the pkg system.  But it should (IMHO) at least hint
> at the fact there may be files that are not listed but still part of
> the package.

Thanks, I've added an update to NetBSD-current.

  - Hubert

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