Subject: Re: questions on package system
To: John Refling <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/10/2000 19:05:53
On Fri, 10 Mar 2000, John Refling wrote:

> 1. Is there a way to rename one fetched file, so that it
>    will be stored in the distfiles with the new name?
>    The original name is too generic.  The package system
>    should recognize the two names interchangeably.
>    Unfortunately, there are many files to be fetched, but
>    I only need to rename one!

Jus set DIST_SUBDIR in the package Makefile (to the name of the
package, or thereabouts). All the DISTFILES will be downloaded to, and
looked for in, a subdirectory of /usr/pkgsrc/distfiles with that name.