Subject: Re: Is there an "automagic" package maker?
To: None <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/07/1999 05:56:44
On Mon, 7 Jun 1999, Simon Burge wrote:

> I seem to recall that someone made a package builder that took a
> GNU-style autoconf'd program and build the top level Makefile, but can't
> find any reference in the tech-pkg archives with the keywords I tried.
> Nor is it in pkgsrc/pkgtools :-)  Does this beastie exist?

You must mean pkgtools/url2pkg. I tried it out for the first time, just
the other day (for x11/ascp). Now I wouldn't dream of starting a package
without it!