Subject: Re: splitting pkgsrc.tar?
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/29/1999 04:17:39
On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, Todd Vierling wrote:
> It would probably be a good idea to have the "pkgsrc infrastructure"
> available as its own tarball, i.e. contain:
> pkgsrc/mk/*
> pkgsrc/pkgtools/*
> This way you would conceivably be able to update one pkg at a time if so
> desired.

I'd prefer to not see this happen, as it makes it easier for people to
only partly update their pkgsrc, and exp. if they only contain the
packages and not mk and/or pkgtools, they will miss the whole point why we
included exactly these two in pkgsrc, and didn't leave them in the main

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>