Subject: Re: RFC: Fix for IMAKE_MANINSTALL handling
To: NetBSD pkgsrc Discussion <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/13/2007 15:35:50
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 02:02:19AM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
>>I think it is just as complicated as it has to be. Otherwise, how do you 
>>generate two bin-PLIST entries from one src-PLIST line, without skipping  
>>some of the PLIST transformations for one of the items?
> The platform imake rules specify the extensions and directories. They
> should either match the man dirs or the cat dirs. The PLIST magic for
> man pages can take care of the cat pages, if man pages are used.

I think that "... can take care of ..." is bad. It should take care of 
_now_, and not in some distant future.

> I would seriously discuss always using devel/imake though, that would
> make the whole xpkgwedge/x11-links easier or unnecessary. We should also
> in general discuss to drop all cat pages from packages and especially
>>from the bmake mk rules.

Then please make devel/imake work with X11_TYPE != "modular". Until 
that's done, maybe my solution works better.