Subject: Re: Packages built from in-tree components
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/18/1998 16:46:16
would it not be better to specify the X source directory on the NetBSD FTP
server as the master source so that things will keep in sync?

Todd Vierling writes:
> On Tue, 18 Aug 1998, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> : The question here is.. is this the right thing to do for pkgs that are basi
> : 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.