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Re: Unionfs etc Re: Packaging

From: Rahul Siddharthan <rsidd@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 09:10:34 -0500

Simon 'corecode' Schubert said on Mar 12, 2004 at 11:05:08:
> On 12.03.2004, at 02:51, Rahul Siddharthan wrote:
> >Another question: the FreeBSD porters' handbook requires you to create
> >a directory tree first in your temporary install directory when
> >building pkg-plist, and add any newly created directories to pkg-plist
> >with a @dirrm -- is this really necessary?  It seems to me that we can
> >just make pkg_delete (or its successor) remove any empty directories
> >it finds after deleting files, including /usr/local/share or other
> >"standard" places -- there's no reason to have these directories if
> >there's nothing in them.
> If we use /usr/dflypkg/* (or else) and map that to /usr/local (or 
> else), a pkg_delete will just remove the dir in /usr/dflypkg. 
> Furthermore, we got a MTREE file for /usr/local too.

Not quite... we have to worry about all those symlinks and varsyms.
Besides I had something more shortterm in mind.


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