Subject: Re: netscape (binary package)
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Christoph Badura <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/14/1999 20:57:28
email@example.com (Todd Vierling) writes:
>Actually, it knows about the layout of SunOS 4.1.x CD-ROMs, and requires
>that you set the make variable SUNOS_CDROM_PATH.
>This *could* conceivably be done manually, but then I wouldn't be able to
>guarantee PLIST consistency.
Huh? Presumably you could verify the distfiles with their MD5 sum.
>I could probably make the pkg a "no-op"
>dependency if the appropriate files were already in /emul/sunos.
I don't see why one would want to do that. I install pkgs because I want
to put the system into a known state.
Also, this package would be useful even if we can't put the binary pkg
on the FTP server or the CDs.
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