Subject: Re: another pkgsrc hier level (was Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc)
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/20/1999 01:48:28
On Sun, 19 Sep 1999 wrote:
> I agree, there are definately times when it would be nice to have one more
> level of hierarchy, ie, catergory/program for the program and
> catergory/program-modules/{mod1,mod2,...} for each of the optional
> modules.  This (textproc/ted) is a good example.  Some of the www/ap-*
> packages could also maybe be good candidates, same for lang/php3-*.  I
> don't understand enough of the inner workings of either the pkg_* tools or
> the pkgsrc/mk/* makefiles to know what that would take.

From the top of my head, the "../All/dep.tgz" to install dependencies in
pkg_add won't work any more. Esp. for the ftp-install, this will be funny
to fix, dito for http. (in theory, you have to see of the dep.tgz is in
../All or in ../../All, but we don't have a fexists() for ftp/http in the

For, the package-links target will probably get some trouble.
Maybe binpkg-list, too.

 - Hubert

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