Subject: Re: pkg_summary
To: None <>
From: Aleksey Cheusov <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 07/11/2007 21:33:55
> I've slightly updated pkg_update_summary.
> Now it can update compressed summary file.
> I've also packaged it, see wip/pkg_update_summary.
> No manual page yet.

> Usage:
>   pkg_update_summary <summary_file> <bin_pkg_dir>

>  or

>   pkg_update_summary <summary_file> <bin_pkg_dir> <prefilter> <postfilter>

> Example:
>   pkg_update_summary /usr/pkgsrc/packages/All/pkg_summary.gz \
>                      /usr/pkgsrc/packages/All \
>                      'gzip -dc' \
>                      'gzip -c'

3 weeks later...

Did anybody use/test pkg_update_summary script?
Any feedback?

> Is there any progress in setting up cron jobs?
The same question.

Is there anybody interested in pkg_summary.gz file
in pkgsrc binary repository?

pkg_chk -ub can also be speeded up if you use local binaries.
Patch is available here (the latest one)

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.