Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/distrib/sets
To: Chris Pinnock <cjep@NetBSD.org>
From: Jim Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/11/2004 11:51:20
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On Thu, 11 Nov 2004, Chris Pinnock wrote:
>On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 03:59:28PM +0000, Alistair Crooks wrote:
>> It may be that a new switch is necessary, although I doubt this. Does
>> -X switch PKG_DBDIRs, does it override PKG_DBDIR in the environment,
>> should we look at SYSPKG_DBDIR instead, should we provide syspkg_*
>> commands, should we provide syspkg_* aliases in our standard shells,
>> loads of questions.
>For benefit of the user experience, however we install system packages
>it should feel nice and natural. Having a flag for it doesn't feel
>nature to me.
This sounds like an argument in favor of sharing a PKG_DBDIR between
syspkg and pkgsrc.
What do people think of such a solution?
Would people be happier with it if there were a flag to pkg_info to only
show syspkgs or only show pkgsrc pkgs (with a default to show both)?
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