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Re: Shouldn't "make replace" pull in pkgtools/pkg_tarup?
>> >> Currently there are three categories of packages
>> >> 1) a part of bootstrap (pkg_install, tnftp, bmake, nawk etc.)
>> >> 2) generic packages
>> >> 3) implicit dependencies, e.g. pkgtools/digest, sysutils/checkperms
>> >> Is category 3 is really necessary? Why not to make those packages a
>> >> part of bootstrap and make things easier?
>>> sysutils/checkperms isn't used, unless you set PKG_DEVELOPER.
>> Anyway, I don't understand why pkgtools/digest, sysutils/checkperms
>> and pkgtools/tarup are not a part of bootstrap.
> At least checkperms and tarup are not necessary,
> same with digest, which is (seems to be) used only when building from source.
Ok. You stated that category 3 can be defined as "packages required for
building from source but not needed for handling binaries". Right?
How about nawk/pdksh/bmake?
I still don't see a _definition_.
"Not essential" doesn't look fair enough.
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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