Subject: Re: Disable mtree when PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT not empty?
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/15/2006 12:00:51
On Fri, 15 Dec 2006, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> are there any objections to disable mtree for all packages which are
> marked to support DESTDIR? Those supposedly already need to create all
> intermediate directories and mtree doesn't make much sense for that
> reason. It is another case of killing two birds with one stone :-)

Sounds fine to me.

We already disable mtree for when INSTALLATION_DIRS is defined.

Some have advocated getting rid of mtree. (I had it disabled for at least 
a couple years on builds for a few of my systems.)