Subject: Re: Fix: DEPENDS-wildcards in pkg_*
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/21/1998 16:24:29
On Tue, 22 Sep 1998, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Sep 1998, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > I see that you punted on the "how to do a pkg_add <binary-pkg> where
> > <binary-pkg> has a pre-requisite pkg not on the localhost" question :-)
> > i.e. I'm trying to do a pkg_add
> > ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/1.3.2/All/mozilla-1998foo.tgz,
> > and pkg_add needs to download lesstif>=0.85.3 from ftp.netbsd.org.
> > Perhaps we can store the version number from the pkgsrc pre-req in
> > +CONTENTS (i.e. braindead current behaviour) as a backup here. This
> > would be used as the binary pkg version to download, rather than just
> > putting the onus on the user here.
> Hum, we can see into this if it gets annoying. I'd love to see a
> opendir()/readdir() equivalent for FTP, maybe FreeBSD's libftp can serve
I could be missign something, but given our ftp does filename
completion for remote files there must be some significant
quantity of the required code already in ftp?
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