Subject: Re: proposal 5: flexible distfile handling
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/27/1999 10:07:35
On Thu, 27 May 1999, Todd Vierling wrote:

> I intend to have the ability to include a set of patches from PATCHDIRS
> conditionally.  That is, you can add patterns to the patch search list
> depending on OPSYS, USE_ flags, etc.  Thought out that way, "patch-*" would
> be considered the "default" set of patches.

Sounds pretty cool. Do you have something like that in mind for the
lynx package?

And OS_VERSION, too. That could be necessary, in some cases, to
support different releases of NetBSD with the same pkgsrc.