Subject: Re: Sub package proposal
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/16/2000 20:42:48
On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> It might be possible to do a simple implementation where builders are
> required to install all the files, but we have several
> PLIST-{bin,lib,includes} so when the package is registered are the
> binary package is created, we create foo-{bin,lib,includes} with the
> corresponding PLIST.  We just make sure the PLISTs don't overlap in
> any way.  

This is exactly what the OpenBSD code I hinted to does. 

> I haven't thought about how to deal with dependencies,
> though.

Um... there shouldn't be many... at least not for binary pkgs. ;-)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>