Subject: Re: pkg/11286: pkgsrc "make fetch" should *always* fetch
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/22/2000 23:29:31
On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, Robert Elz wrote:
>   | Maybe have a look at 'make mirror-distfiles'. It ignores
>   | NOT/ONLT_FOR_PLATFORM, but I'm not sure about NO_{SRC,BIN}_ON_{FTP,CDROM}. 
> Oh, thanks - as you suspected, that only fetches stuff for the mirror
> sites, and hence only that which is freely redistributable.   But it
> pointed me at "make fetch NO_IGNORE=yes" which is just fine for my purpose.

IC. I've added some words to section 9.6 of pkgsrc/Packages.txt.
If you have any patches to improve the wording, let me know.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>