Subject: Re: how to use ${ID} in a Makefile?
To: None <>
From: Yuji Yamano <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/01/2006 01:19:54
On Sat, 30 Sep 2006 16:32:26 +0200, Georg Schwarz <> wrote:

> > Could you try to set USE_TOOLS+=id:run in Makefile?
> >
> that makes it work. However, I wonder why it should be necessary.  
> Also, wouldn't "run" imply that id is needed at run time only?

Oops, you are right:-) We don't need ":run", just use USE_TOOLS+=id.

> Does the pkgsrc framework forget to declare id as a tool that is  
> potentially always necessary for at build time?

It is defined in If you want to use id before
including, you should define it by yourself.

Yuji Yamano