Subject: Re: use of FILE_CMD (was Re: [solved] Re: lintpkgsrc install fails)
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/28/2005 17:11:33
On Fri, 28 Oct 2005, Johnny C. Lam wrote:

> SUBST_FILES is used not just in packages, but internally by the pkgsrc
> infrastructure as well.  We do substitution in things like *-config, and I
> didn't want to catch the oddball binary that was named foo-config.

This sort of thing should be done with more specific checks.  (Surely the
files in question have some kind of common characteristic or common
string(s) beyond just being text files?)

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>