Subject: Re: pkgsrc reorg
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/05/2000 18:33:08
On Thu, 5 Oct 2000, David Brownlee wrote:

> On Thu, 5 Oct 2000, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > I don't like that much. It's usefull to be able to fgrep through the
> > Makefiles, or DESCR, or PLISTS.
> 	True, but how about putting all the patches into a single file -
> 	that would certainly save on inodes and disk fragments... Maybe
> 	even gzip it.

Isn't that a step backwards? It's been my experience that maintaining
the older packages which have many patches in one file is a real pain.