Subject: Re: Question about PKG_SYSCONFDIR framework
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/09/2005 23:11:35
On Sun, Oct 09, 2005 at 09:00:49PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> Georg Schwarz wrote:
> >does pkgsrc automatically look into share/examples/${PKGBASE}/ at the
> >end of the installation stage and copies everything in there to
> >$PKG_SYSCONFIGDIR}, also adding it to .PLIST?  Or does one have to
> >explicitely list them in CONF_FILES? Judging from the docs its looks
> >like that.
> You have to tell it explicitly.

Because you can e.g. have multiple example files for the same config file
(example: net/ddclient).  Only one should be copied into ${PKG_SYSCONFDIR}.