Subject: Re: Proposal: new binary package format
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/31/1999 15:04:41
On 31 May 1999, Matthias Scheler wrote:

: > Either by a special tag in the PLIST, or just exclude $PREFIX/share*.
: > I prefer the second one because it doesn't rely on the pkg author doing
: > the rigth thing.
: And you will handle all the PRs for cases in which it doesn't work
: because the original application uses "share" inappropriate?

I'll be glad to handle most of these, considering I've announced that I will
be retooling parts of pkgsrc completely.

Of course, from observation the majority of software uses *lib*
inappropriately, not *share*.  :>

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.