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Date:      Mon, 14 Sep 1998 13:21:17 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Archie Cobbs <archie@whistle.com>
To:        lutz@muc.de (Lutz Albers)
Cc:        freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG, ports@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: sshd
Message-ID:  <199809142021.NAA05491@bubba.whistle.com>
In-Reply-To: <000201bde014$4f3e1b80$ca2aa8c0@ripley.tavari.muc.de> from Lutz Albers at "Sep 14, 98 09:17:26 pm"

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Lutz Albers writes:
> > > A more frustrating problem for me are ports that are not
> > > ${PREFIX} != /usr/local compatible which makes it a hassle to
> > > install multiple version of a port or separate ports that have
> > > common files. Also, I occasionaly go through phases of liking
> > > SysV way of installing things in /opt/<portname>,
> > > /etc/opt/<portname> and /var/opt/<portname> which a simple 'make
> > > PREFIX=/opt/<portname>' doesn't really accomplish.
> >
> > If someone was interested, it would be easy to write a script
> > that checks all the ports:
> 
> (receipe for detecting misbehaving ports deleted)
> 
> This will fail for X11 ports IMHO. The last time I checked they were
> installed into X11ROOT (/usr/X11R6).

OK.. so amend the recipie accordingly to allow for this.

We could also add a "make check" target to bsd.port.mk that would
check any individual port for problems.

-Archie

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