Subject: Re: RFC: Fix for IMAKE_MANINSTALL handling
To: NetBSD pkgsrc Discussion <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/13/2007 15:42:43
On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 03:35:50PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> 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.

Let me repeat: currently imake installs either cat pages or man pages. I
don't know of a platform where it does both. Which platform do you have
in mind for that?