Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc
To: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/07/1999 13:41:26
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On Tue, Jul 06, 1999 at 08:38:22AM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
> I disagree with this. I think pkgsrc is much better then RPM
> (which seems to be the most popular Linux package system) for third
> party stuff.
Me too. Especially it's much easier to rebuilt a binary package with pkgsrc.
I had some examples of RPM for which the sources available in SRPMS were
obviously not the ones used to build the binary rpm (didn't compile, or
not the same version).
I will have to setup solaris, and maybe linux boxes in the near future.
If I could use the NetBSD package for both it would be really nice.
(and ease transition when my NetBSD advocacy campain will have got enouth
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr