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Date:      Wed, 08 Feb 2012 09:19:09 +1000
From:      Da Rock <freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Usage of '@cwd' and '@srcdir' in a package list
Message-ID:  <4F31B16D.8020300@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <4F318801.2040601@mahan.org>
References:  <4F318801.2040601@mahan.org>

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On 02/08/12 06:22, Patrick Mahan wrote:
> All,
>
> Need a little direction on package creation.  This issue
> is hitting me on both 8.0, 8.2 and 9.0 FreeBSD (amd64)
> releases.
>
> I'm trying to create a package using pkg_create with
> the intention of installing under /usr/local.  However,
> my build environment is private (not under /usr/ports
> or /usr/src) and I *do not* install before creating
> the package file.
>
> My problem is that if I have the following in my
> package list file -
>
> @cwd /usr/local
> @srcdir .
> ...
> relative filepaths
> ...
>
> The the pkg_create fails with tar complaining about
> not being able to source the files, even though I
> invoke pkg_create at the top of the subtree and the
> files are relative to my current working directory.
>
> I have also tried the '-s `pwd`' option to pkg_create
> as well, with no success.
>
> Removing the @cwd line allows the package to be built.
>
> Reading the man page it states
>
> "@srcdir directory
>           Set the internal directory pointer for _creation only_ to
>           directory.  That is to say that it overrides @cwd for
>           package creation but not extraction."
>
> Which seems to be what I want but why is it not overriding?
>
> Any pointers are welcomed.
I think you will get a better (and probably quicker) answer on ports@



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