On Sun, Dec 10, 2000 at 01:42:15PM -0600, Mike Meyer wrote:
> My bad - I coined the phrase "LOCALBASE clean" to describe a situation
> I've seen, without explaining the meaning.
You're mudding up things. You want to set LOCALBASE to /usr/foo and
ports should be "PREFIX" clean as that is what is passed to them.
LOCALBASE is used as the default value for PREFIX _AND_ the location for
dependencies. Thus when testing a port that depends on tk, I can do
make PREFIX=/tmp/foo package
And not have to install Tcl/Tk in /tmp/foo also. Thus it is easier to
> Wherease "PREFIX clean" means "all installed files are in the PREFIX
> I intend "LOCALBASE clean" to mean "all files installed by other ports
> are looked for in the LOCALBASE tree".
If all ports are PREFIX clean, you will have that. Thus it doens't need
to be discussed separately.
-- David ([EMAIL PROTECTED])
GNU is Not Unix / Linux Is Not UniX
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