Subject: Re: pkgsrc reorg
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/06/2000 17:15:11
On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Todd Vierling wrote:
> : Is there any compressed archive format that is efficiently updatable?
> Zip is about the closest you can get, since it has an independent directory
> list and per-file compression, but if you have to add archive members, it
> will create a temp file and "mv" it back into place.  (There isn't an
> "in-place modify".)

Is the ZIP encyption trustworthy enough? maybe we could implement some pkg
signing that way?

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>