seeking example for port who moves only some files

Salvatore Domenick Desiano sal at
Sat Jan 20 14:25:15 PST 2007

o I've never seen this before.  Does anyone know what would cause this error
o on OS X?

On Tiger, at least, gnutar and tar are the same program and don't 
actually seem to be gnutar (they lack many of the options). So, if 
someone has the gnutar port installed and ahead of /usr/bin, the port is 
good to go. If not, you'll get the error you saw.

-- Sal

  Salvatore Domenick Desiano
    Doctoral Candidate
      Robotics Institute
        Carnegie Mellon University

On Sat, 20 Jan 2007, Mark Duling wrote:

o Olaf Foellinger <olaf at> on Saturday, January 20, 2007 at 1:58
o PM -0800 wrote:
o >I'm looking for an example of a port that only extracts and installs
o >some files. I want to add cleanscore which consists of a perl script and
o >some documentation but nothing to compile.
o >
o >Please tell me the name of a port which has a similar source.
o Gruss,
o These MacPorts:
o base
o nedi
o are two examples of mine.  Also, if there are few directories to copy and
o no nested directories, it just takes two statements per path in a destroot
o phase.
o xintall -d -m 755 ${worksrcpath}/path1   ${destroot}/path1
o eval  xintall -m 755 [glob ${worksrcpath}/path1/*.pl]  ${destroot}/path1
o I think I made the nedi use gnutar because I thought maybe mimicking what
o happens automatically in the extract phase would be good.   But I don't
o know, recently learned that someone got this:
o --------------------
o ---> Staging nedi into destroot
o Error: Target returned: shell command "cd
o /opt/local/var/db/dports/build/_opt_local_var_db_dports_sources_rsync.rsync.darwinports.org_dpupdate_dports_net_nedi/work/destroot/opt/local/share
o && gzip -dc /opt/local/var/db/dports/distfiles/nedi/nedi-1.0.w-rc3.tgz |
o /usr/bin/gnutar --no-same-owner -xf -" returned error 2
o Command output: /usr/bin/gnutar: unrecognized option `--no-same-owner'
o Try `/usr/bin/gnutar --help' for more information.
o gzip: stdout: Broken pipe
o ----------------------
o Mark
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