Subject: Re: wilder wildcards
To: J Chapman Flack <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2005 01:27:32
On Sat, 19 Nov 2005, J Chapman Flack wrote:
>>>> is defaults to adding .tgz when it invokes pkg_add through
> As a workaround I find I can simply supply PKG_SUFX=   (empty) when invoking
> make and the pkg_add works and for my purposes nothing seems to break.
> But in pkgtools/pkg_install/files/lib both str.c (lines 502-527 and below)
> and ftpio.c (line 724 and below) contain code
> to explicitly strip off .t[bg]z suffixes and match the patterns without
> them. While clearly something isn't working, it does not seem quite right
> to say that only suffixless patterns are expected to work.  Looks more like
> a bug somewhere in something that was intended to work.

What "make" command do you run (target, variables set on command line, 
environment, mk.conf, ...)?

  - Hubert