Subject: Re: Updating pkg_install on NetBSD 4
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 09/25/2007 14:54:27
On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 08:07:08PM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
> } So let's reiterate the problem. NetBSD insists on shipping pkg_install
>      NetBSD insisting on shipping pkg_install with base is not a
> problem, it is the way it should be.
> } with base. pkg_install gets updated in pksrc for new features. NetBSD
>      It should be updated in base at the same time or very shortly
> thereafter.

So, where shall I send update requests for the releases?

>      We aren't talking about any other systems here, we are talking
> about NetBSD.  NetBSD users MUST NOT have to jump through hoops to use
> their native packaging system!  Regardless of how many systems are
> supported by pkgsrc, it still originated on NetBSD and it is NetBSD's
> native packaging system.  The fact that it has been adapted to work on
> other systems is really great, but that doesn't negate the previous
> point.

Repeat your point doesn't make it better. You have shown *NO* reason why
keeping pkg_install in base means *LESS* jumping through holes. I will
ignore this thread now as it is obviously pointless.