Subject: Re: pkg/10835: Package upgrade procedure sucks
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brook Milligan <email@example.com>
Date: 08/16/2000 12:12:09
> something like this might not be bad anyway. OpenBSD has implemented
> something they call "fake" which when building a binary pkg, installs to a
> fake dir (I haven't looked to see if its done via chroot). Then the PLIST
> is used to tar up the result. They did it to avoid stuff being installed
> that wasn't correctly listed in PLIST.
cool. we should pick this up.
Especially because it might be a great way to help package developers
ensure that their PLISTs are right. Couldn't the PLIST be generated
automatically in that sort of an environment with the appropriate