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Re: PR/41021: devel/mk-files

"Jeremy C. Reed" <> writes:

>  On Sun, 21 Feb 2010, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
>  >  As I said before I think simply removing devel/mk-files makes the most
>  >  sense.  The pkgsrc/mk stuff and bootstrap are presumably all that pkgsrc
>  >  needs.  Anyone wanting my mk files, can simpy install mk-20100102.tar.gz
>  >  anywhere they want (it is now intended to be standalone) and most
>  >  recently tested on a decent sized projct on SunoS, Darwin, Linux, and
>  >  *BSD. 
>  I guess I am very confused ...
>  How does someone simply find, download, and install "mk" then?
>  Isn't that the purpose of pkgsrc to help find, download, and install 
>  software our users want to use?

pkgsrc installs mk files during bootstrap, see pkgtools/bootstrap-mk-files
If you want to use them without pkgsrc, you know where to find them most 
The point is not maintaining two packages which are essentially the same.


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