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Re: Use of PLIST.${OPSYS}

Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> * On 2020-11-03 at 17:03 GMT, Frederic Fauberteau wrote:
>> For now, the PLIST file contains:
>> lib/
>> There is a PLIST.FreeBSD that contains:
>> lib/
>> When I read the documentation, I understand that the package PLIST
>> file is generated by adding the content of the several PLIST.* files
>> present in the working directory. If it is correct, it sounds like
>> PLIST.FreeBSD is useless...
> Correct, the PLIST.FreeBSD file is entirely useless.

Then we can remove all PLIST.* files since they are identical.

>> In my situation, I would remove lib/* in the case of
>> OPSYS==FreeBSD. How could I do this?
> Generally you'd do this by adding to PLIST_VARS, e.g. "objcxx",
> prepend ${PLIST.objcxx} to each line in the PLIST that is conditional
> on it, then in the Makefile have a section which sets PLIST.objcxx=yes
> for any OS which needs it (or reverse the logic in this case).

Thank you for this clear explanation!

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