Software that doesn't use DESTROOT and funny tarball directories
jmr at macports.org
Sun Jul 17 14:18:45 PDT 2016
On 2016-7-18 02:15 , Brandon Allbery wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 2:16 AM, Joshua Root <jmr at macports.org
> <mailto:jmr at macports.org>> wrote:
> The second question is about names: I named the port chez-scheme.
> Unfortunately the tarball they have expands into one with a
> 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 <https://guide.macports.org/#reference.phases.fetch
> In this case I think it's more the worksrcdir that you'd be changing?
Yes, if the name of the extracted directory doesn't match the name of
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