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Re: PR/41021: devel/mk-files
"Jeremy C. Reed" <reed%reedmedia.net@localhost> 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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