Subject: Re: how to handle 2 CD's of binary pkgs.
To: None <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/19/2000 20:14:41
	One option would be a script that split them between the two CDs
	at generation time and duplicated appropriate DEPENDed packages so
	it all Just Worked. Wasteful of space, and will only scale to a
	certain point. Nice toy though :)

	Hmm - is there anyway to do some magic with afs and a symlink

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --

On Tue, 19 Dec 2000 wrote:

> anyone have a good idea on how to handle 2 CD's worth of binary pkgs?  The
> problem I have is this:
> a complete pkgsrc build results in about 1.5 CD's worth of pkgs (depending
> on which port).  So I have foo-1.0.tgz on CD1 and libbar-1.0.tgz on CD2
> but only have 1 CD-ROM drive.  So I do
> pkg_add /cdrom/All/foo-1.0.tgz and it fails because it doesn't find libbar
> which it depends on.
> now clearly I could figure out the right order and manually install the
> depends, but it would be nice to have a simple tool that creates some sort
> of directory for the CD set so it will say "please put CD#2 in the drive"
> when its time.
> thoughts?  A simple text file perhaps that looks like:
> pkgname #1| cd name
> pkgname #2| cd name
> ...
> and a shell script which sorts out the dependency order and walks you
> through each one?  The text file would be duplicated on each CD in the
> set.
> Thanks
> -Dan