mpkg/mdmg and scripts

Joshua Root jmr at
Fri Jan 13 21:06:25 UTC 2017

On 2017-1-14 07:28 , Daniel J. Luke wrote:
> On Jan 13, 2017, at 3:01 PM, Craig Treleaven <ctreleaven at> wrote:
>> Suppose I create an mpkg installer just for mariadb-server.  The scripts are included for the mariadb-server component, as expected.  However, when ‘port mpkg’ builds the installer component for the mariadb (client) software is ALSO includes the Pre/Postinstall scripts—it doesn’t know that they’re only intended for the server side.
> Why does it do that?
> To me, it seems like the simple solution would be for the scripts that pertain to mariadb-server to only be included with the mariadb-server port and not with the mariadb (client)  port.

I agree. Craig, it's not clear what exactly you are doing, so it's very 
difficult to say whether the result is correct or not.

- Josh

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