whereis change

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Wed Jul 7 09:30:55 PDT 2004

:Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
:> If someone uses whereis to find a port, and an override exists in dfports,
:> whereis will only list the port, not the override.  
:> Is there any objection to adding "/usr/dfports" to the search paths for
:> whereis in /src/usr.bin/whereis/pathnames.h ?
:since the system will build the overide automagically why would you need 
:to? the dragonfly ports should be for the most part hidden from the 
:user, except for the overide message when the port is built.
:Robert Garrett

    Hmm.  True, but on the otherhand it is useful to know that a port
    *has* an override and adding the directory would cause whereis to
    return both.  I think this is useful so, yes, go ahead and add
    the directory.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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