Subject: Re: enigmail
To: None <>
From: Klaus Heinz <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 05/20/2007 14:29:00
Adrian Portelli wrote:

> you can build enigmail.  A separate package could mean that you would
> have to do one build to get thunderbird up and working and then
> _another_ build of thunderbird just to get enigmail compiled.  Knowing
> how resource/time hungry this can be having it as an option to the
> thunderbird package may seem the smarter way to go.

This would be a good example for the concept of "building multiple binary
packages from one pkgsrc directory". If I remember correctly, there
was something called "subpackages" which was supposed to address this,
but I do not know whether this was ever implemented.