Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
To: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
From: Roland Illig <rillig@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/05/2005 15:08:06
Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Sep 2005, Roland Illig wrote:
>>Another possibility would be:
>>SKIP_PHASES= extract patch configure build install
>>This would reduce the number of lines in quite many packages, without being
> I've used empty do-* targets in my local pkgsrc packages (non-mainline,
> non-wip) for years. I still wonder why this isn't usable instead.
> do-build: # empty
The value of the SKIP_PHASES can be checked for mis-spellings. The
I generally prefer completely declarative packages (containing only
variables and the final .include line) over packages containing shell
code, even if the code is empty.
Using SKIP_PHASES would save us a few lines of code.