Subject: Re: othersrc, was Five and a half more pkgsrc questions.
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/07/2000 15:19:08
On Sun, 6 Feb 2000, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> On Sun, 6 Feb 2000, David Maxwell wrote:
> > 9. Creating a new pkgsrc category 'exper' to distribute new utilities
> > proposed for future NetBSD releases, or test versions of utilities is:
> "cvs co othersrc/README"

As I recall, that wasn't the motivation for othersrc. othersrc is for code
which isn't in the main tree and probably won't get there. Like for
keeping track of source we have packages for but no one else maintains.

Take care,