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Re: install/46482: wrong directory to pkgsrc tarball in sysinst
The following reply was made to PR install/46482; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Julian Fagir <gnrp%komkon2.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: install/46482: wrong directory to pkgsrc tarball in sysinst
Date: Sun, 27 May 2012 01:55:26 +0200
> The download and extract step for pkgsrc fails because
> http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/stable/pkgsrc.tgz does not exist. See
> http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/stable/ for other options
> like tar.gz , tar.bz2 , and tar.xz
> The menu does not allow choosing file name.
this could be changed. But should it? We don't allow choosing the rest of the
filenames, though you could argue that choosing an older pkgsrc release would
> Not a quick fix for me as I saw it uses dist_postfix which is wrong
> in this case.
I'm rather interested in what caused this... For pkgsrc-2011Q4, apparently
there were symlinks created, for the latter ones not.
Which policy should go first, filenames or namings in sysinst?
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