namespace packages and releases
Sat Nov 22 19:32:23 CET 2003
On Sat, 22 Nov 2003 11:55:54 -0600, Hal Snyder <hal@REDACTED> wrote:
> Has anyone built a release involving packages?
> I get stuck building .boot and .script from .rel:
I have. I've sent patches for e.g. systools_make to OTP
(at least I think I did), but they don't seem to have
made it into R9C. Without some patching, it won't work.
> Here I'm trying to add an application "sample" to a previously working
> release of Scott Fritchie's tcpbalance. Relative to the directory
> where compilation is happening, the added files are
> I have tried both bare module names and module names with package
> prefix in the .app file. No success with either.
> 1. What should the .app file look like when using packages? Package
> prefix on module names, or not?
Yes, package prefix on module names.
> I suspect application names should support package prefixes as well,
> but don't know if that's the case.
> 2. What should the .rel file look like when using packages? Package
> prefix on application names, or not?
Application names have no package prefix. It's still
a flat structure (well, except for included apps, that is.)
> So far I have not found a working combination. I am using R9C-0 on
> FreeBSD-5.0 btw.
If you can wait 'til Monday, I'll send some patches.
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