Subject: Re: Packages built from in-tree components
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/18/1998 16:39:00
On Tue, 18 Aug 1998, Tim Rightnour wrote:

: The question here is.. is this the right thing to do for pkgs that are basicly
: modifications of in-tree code.

Yes.  Datestamp the tarball (distname-YYYYMMDD.tar.gz) and it can be put in
${MASTER_SITE_LOCAL}.  Make sure the tarball is exact to the distribution,
and make any diffs into pkg patches.  Nuke CVS/RCS directories, if any.

I have a ctm pkg that's been sitting idle for ages that would do the same
ting.... ;)

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.