Subject: DIST_PATH [was: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc ]
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/23/1999 02:49:31
On Sun, 22 Aug 1999, Simon Burge wrote:
> > #DIST_PATH=    /cdrom/0/distfiles:${HOME}/distfiles
> Is it possible to extend this so that DISTDIR doesn't need to be
> written to (for the symlink)?  My machines read-only nfs mount a
> mirror of - it'd be great to say:
> 	DISTDIR=/ftp/pub/NetBSD/packages/distfiles
> 	DIST_PATH=${DISTDIR}/LOCAL_PORTS:/some/other/dir

Where would you expect files to be put that you don't have anywhere if
DISTDIR isn't writeable? R/o $DISTDIR sounds broken to me, sorry.

 - Hubert

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