Subject: Re: LDCONFIG: /usr/bin/true vs. true vs. ${TRUE}
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/19/2005 17:28:31
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> in pkgsrc/mk/platform/*.mk, LDCONFIG gets set to /usr/bin/true for a few 
> platforms. Why isn't "true" or ${TRUE} used here, to speed things up?

Maybe some packages do

     test -f "${LDCONFIG}"

which would not work with LDCONFIG=echo. This is just a guesss, but if 
it's true, it should be documented in the mk/platform/*.mk files.