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Re: Packages without DESTDIR support
On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 09:34:01AM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> > ...unfortunately, you broke my tree where I was halfway through moving
> > most of that huge pile of patches to a jumbo patch distfile.
> > ah well, my own fault for letting it sit for ~3 months.
> Apologies - theoretically it shouldn't be a complete nightmare to
> create patched trees of the new and previous revision, and then get a
> diff between them, but I know what a pain it can be when something
> like that hits you mid-way.
Yeah, and it doesn't help that I put it down when it was
> Actually there may be some sanity in importing the last xview-* into
> googlecode or github and rolling a new full distfile for people to
> play with. I did that with a couple of (*much* smaller) abandoned
Yes, I've been thinking about that and there was some talk on chat
about it -- assuming the license allows it, and it seems to, it would
make life a lot easier.
One of the things I'd done was rerun xmkmf and roll the (not small)
results into the patch; I forget why this was necessary but it had
something to do with installing the xview imake templates properly.
Something in the current pkgsrc package is bollixed up.
There's also a stack of Debian patches...
David A. Holland
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