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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mk

Greg Troxel <> writes:

> "Aleksej Saushev" <> writes:
>> Module Name: pkgsrc
>> Committed By:        asau
>> Date:                Tue Aug 14 17:16:07 UTC 2012
>> Modified Files:
>>      pkgsrc/mk:
>> Log Message:
>> Make "user-destdir" the default PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT value
>> since this is the general case these days and other cases are exceptions.
>> This simplifies development and prevents making some mistakes.
> Was this discussed?

It has been discussion topic of previous three or four months at least.
More disruptive changes were proposed, I made non-disruptive change
that just formalized the current status quo.

> Has someone verified that every package has the variable set, so that
> this commit doesn't change behavior?

Yes, see previous commit that set the correct value for packages with no
staged installation support.

> Did you post a note to the wip discuss list, and/or check wip for the
> presence of the variable?  I know we don't really feel obligated to
> support wip, but it seems like a good idea when changing infrastructure.

I'm working on it already.


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