Subject: Re: NetBSD System Packages: WORK PLAN (fwd)
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/24/2000 13:40:53
On Mon, 24 Jan 2000, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> Personally.. I'd be happy if we defined a special suffix, say .set and if
> pkg_add was called against that (and it was a bz/gz tarball) then pkg_add
> should automaticly do the right thing..
> Another way to do this.. would be to have a set of "set" commands..  perhaps
> automaticly triggered by the input file..  but would be simple.. like:
> pkg_add base.set -L
>         would list all the sub-pkgs in base.set
> pkg_add base.set all
>         magic keyword to install them all
> pkg_add base.set foo bar baz
>         install foo bar and baz pkgs.

Or maybe a set_add frontend to pkg_add ...

 - Hubert

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