Subject: Re: pkgsrc reorg
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Julian Assange <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/07/2000 02:36:45
> This could work, provided that all systems to use pkgsrc can handle long
> "ar" filenames, and that we provide "ar" archives for all such systems.  In
> particular, we would need to supply both a 4.4BSD format archive and a SVR4
> format archive.

I'm not convinced of this latter point. zoularis fiends can install gnu
ar. It doesn't seem like such a price to pay for using pkgsrc.

> -- Todd Vierling <>  *
> -- Speed, stability, security, and support. Choose any two.