making pkgsrc packages

Geert Hendrickx ghen at
Thu May 11 03:59:57 PDT 2006

On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 12:32:05PM +0200, joerg at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> As said by others, pkg_tarup provides this partly. But for any future
> package build, it is best to actually generate binary packages. E.g.
> instead of doing "bmake install", do "bmake package" and set
> DEPENDS_TARGET= package in /etc/mk.conf

FYI: "make package" implies DEPENDS_TARGET=package (if DEPENDS_TARGET is
unset).  But it's still useful to set it, e.g. if you issue "make" and
"make package" separately.  

Another useful setting is UPDATE_TARGET=package.  


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