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Re: CVS commit: src/distrib/cdrom wrote:

> On Sun, 22 Mar 2009, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> > IMO, the right way to go is to import working mkisofs(8)
> > from cdrtools-2.01 as a build-only host tool,
> I'd prefer to see "makefs -t cd9660" fixed or enhanced to support
> whatever is needed.

If we live in the perfect world(TM), yes. (it's in the soc project page)

But I doubt it will happen in ~10 years...
(even it took more than 5 years to have newfs_ext2fs(8) for PR/16175 ;-p)

> Failing that, I think a pkgsrc version of mkisofs
> should be fine.  If recent mkisofs is broken, then pkgsrc should
> continue to track the older working version.

I have no idea about pkgsrc here.

> > as well as src/gnu/dist/gmake required to build src/tools/gcc, so that
> > we can use it in iso-image for Macs.
> gmake is already in tools, but I don't understand why you need gmake to
> build iso-image for Macs.

I mention gmake(1) as an example of a program built in src/tools
but not installed into ${DESTDIR}.
(gmake(1) seems also mandatory to build cdrtools, though)

Izumi Tsutsui

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