Porting Crossfire

Paul Guyot pguyot at kallisys.net
Mon Mar 26 00:52:46 PDT 2007

On Mar 26, 2007, at 4:48 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Mar 26, 2007, at 02:20, Jarimatti Valkonen wrote:
>>>> Should the game binary be installed in /opt/local/games instead  
>>>> of /opt/local/bin? I used the Nethack port as my reference and  
>>>> installed to /opt/local/bin.
>>> No. There is no /opt/local/games, nor should there be. Binaries  
>>> go in /opt/local/bin.
>> Understood. I got my idea from the manpage porthier(7), so it  
>> seems to need some clarification.
> Ah. Indeed it does say that. First time I've seen that manpage. :-)
> I don't know if any portfile actually installs anything in /opt/ 
> local/games. Seems to be like it would be a bad idea, since in  
> order to use those items effectively, you'd have to add /opt/local/ 
> games to your PATH as well, and I've never seen that recommendation  
> in any installation doc. Why make people add two paths to their  
> PATH when adding just the one would be just fine if everything got  
> installed in that one path?

I believe this is herited from FreeBSD hier(7) page. Since mtree  
doesn't create ${prefix}/games/ on destroot, I believe this is just a  
bug in the documentation and binaries should be in bin/ or sbin/.

I have just committed a fix for the man page.


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