I am in the process of making pkgs of some big stuff ( Salome-Platform, Intel Compilers... ) and I kind of know the drill , cd into the top of dir tree, makepkg --links y --chown n /where/i/want/my/pkg/to/Go.tgz.
When Installing, installpkg --root=/where/I/want/this/to/be/untared myPkg.tgz
So far so good... my question is, Should I installpkg --root=/a/different/prefix/from/the/original pkg_created_with_makepkg.tgz, when I run the doinst.sh will the symlinks be properly restored despite the fact that prefix has changed...?
Is there a way of runing doinst.sh when instalpkg'ing something, is this the default behaviour, or one has to specify this with a sort of flag in command line...?
"Once Upon a time, in the far Mountains of Japan, there was a littl developer, whose first Distro was called "The Amazing Aardvark", the contemporary release is called "The krazy Koala"..."
does this sound familiar...?
One of these days I may start writing a book... in Kanji ( for Human beings...