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Make a pkg-plist for a FreeBSD port. Try to be as ‘automatic’ as possible.

That’s all it does ;-)

You can find it in the FreeBSD ports collection at ports-mgmt/pkg-plist.

Basic usage

  1. Build your port to the staging directory: make stage.
  2. Run this from your port’s directory (or set -p).

Alternatively, you can install your ports to a ‘fake’ prefix, this is the “old” from before staging support, but it has the added advantage that you’ve tested whether your port works when installing to a different prefix.

  1. Build & install your port with a different PREFIX: make install PREFIX=/var/tmp/ptest.
  2. Run this from your port’s directory with -x set to PREFIX.

ChangeLog

Version 1.4, 2014-12-02

Version 1.3, 2013-03-13

Version 1.2, 2012-11-07

Version 1.1, 2011-11-14

Version 1.0, 2006

Copyright © 2010-2017 Martin Tournoij <martin@arp242.net>
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