Subject: Re: default values for log and PID file path names?
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/01/2006 21:22:27
Georg Schwarz wrote:
> Am 01.08.2006 um 20:20 schrieb Roland Illig:
>> These variables are the ones that are added to BUILD_DEFS by the  
>> package. (This is completely undocumented, at least in the pkgsrc  
>> guide.)
>> Or did I understand you wrong, and you wanted to ask:
>> Can we have additional variables VAR_LOG_DIR and VAR_RUN_DIR that  can 
>> be configured independent from VARBASE?
> neither question, although a positive answer to the second one would  
> solve my issue.
> I just wanted to know what to specify for a --with-logfile= and a -- 
> with-pidfile= configure option.
> Maybe
> --with-logfile=${VARBASE}/log/blabla.log --with-pidfile=${VARBASE}/ 
> run/

grep(1) just told me that there is much prior art of that style. So you 
should do it that way.