Adding Static Findutils

David D.W. Downey david.downey at codecastle.com
Thu Sep 7 11:13:25 PDT 2000



Hmmm, sounds like someone's been over the ENCAP site :-)


On Thu, 7 Sep 2000, Jesse Tie Ten Quee wrote:

> Yo,
> 
> On Thu, Sep 07, 2000 at 10:02:29AM -0700, John Arrowwood wrote:
> > All this work to figure out what files are installed?  Seems to me that if
> > you just install to an isolated "prefix" directory, such as
> > /usr/local/(package) so that EVERYTHING that gets installed goes to that
> > directory, you would have a complete list of what files that package
> > installs, relative to the prefix.  Then, by extrapolation, you know what
> > files go where.  Sounds pretty simple to me, though I must admit that I
> > haven't done it yet (but it's on my todo list).
> 
> Actually, the simplest i've found so far (with little trouble really) is doing this.
> 
> Before you do a make install;
> 
> cd /
> find >system.files
> cd -
> make install
> cd -
> find >system.files~
> diff system.files > packagename.files
> 
> It's usually a good idea to use a timestamp check in find too, it's quite easy, imho and it works
> 
> -
> Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com
> 
> 

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