Subject: Re: Custom package sets using pkgsrc
To: Alistair G. Crooks <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/21/1999 19:46:30
On Sun, 21 Feb 1999, Alistair G. Crooks wrote:

: This way, people can customise the groups of packages that they build, but 
: still have the opportunity to use the whole pkgsrc tree. Because the 
: *_SPECIFIC_PKGS are set in a mk file, they can be conditionally included 
: depending on shell commands, host names, existence of files, user ids etc.

Could you extend this to use globbing (a simple `ls -1' should expand this
fine) and/or have a converse exclusion pattern?  (For the latter I'm
thinking "exclude cross/*"... :)

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.