Software that doesn't use DESTROOT and funny tarball directories

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Sun Jul 17 09:15:46 PDT 2016

On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 2:16 AM, Joshua Root <jmr at> wrote:

> The second question is about names: I named the port chez-scheme.
>> Unfortunately the tarball they have expands into one with a directory
>> named ChezScheme-9.4 and not chez-scheme-9.4  The obvious thing to do
>> is to change the name of the port to ChezScheme, but I do not recall
>> many ports with uppercase names. Is this the right thing to do?
> Port names are case-insensitive, so capitalise however is preferable.
> Furthermore, the name of the port doesn't have to bear any relation to the
> distfile name; you can set distname to whatever is needed. See <
> >.

In this case I think it's more the worksrcdir that you'd be changing?

brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates
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