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Re: pkgsrc mail lists/resources for Linux, OS X, Solaris etc
On Sat, 12 December 2010, Sad Clouds
> > Is there any interest in having separate maillists for
> pkgsrc on non
> > NetBSD platforms?
> Wouldn't this be a distraction? I mean if you have issues
> with pkgsrc, you subscribe to one list, where the relevant
> people hang out and can help you. Why complicate things
pkgsrc list is not so high-volume as to need separate lists for each OS that
pkgsrc has been ported to.
On the matter of making binaries available for Linux, which Linux?
There are many different package archive formats: .txz, .tgz or .tbz, .rpm,
.deb and perhaps others that I can't think of. Do you discriminate against
Linux distributions that don't use .rpm, .don't use .deb, etc, or clutter the
repository with separate binary packages for all package formats, even within
the same CPU architecture?
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