Subject: Re: how to handle dynamic config-file generation?
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/07/2005 16:01:19
On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 03:49:47PM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On 8/7/05, Geert Hendrickx <> wrote:
> > I could also create the config file manually from the pkg's Makefile,
> > instead of patching the original template.  (The "make
> > config" target basically just calls the program with --dump-config,
> > pipes the std output to the default config location and chmods it.)
> > 
> > I think that would require less work.
> Sure; if all that's required is to run the program with --dump-config,
> that is the best (and simplest) way to do it.

Ok.  I have put this in a post-install target.  

Thanks for your advice.