Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: NetBSD System Packages
To: Jim Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 09/30/1998 17:03:41
>> I consider specific additions to pkg_* beyond the scope of this project,
>> except to say that system packages, being packages, should use whatever
>> capabilities are provided by the pkg_* tools. Sets, being containers of
>> packages, will benefit naturally from these capabilities, at least to
>> some extent.
>>Well, as long as you realize that pkg_* uses the "pointer" approach that
>>gives Jonathan headaches... :)
hey, dont shoot the messenger! Its not my headache, a few other
developers brought up the issue when someone suggested just using
>Which is why we need package sets, in addition... :)
Can we lay this to rest now?