Subject: Re: port2pkg and new FreeBSD port layout
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/27/2000 13:29:55
On Wed, 27 Dec 2000, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> The question is: were the FreeBSD-specific files (pkg-*,
> files/patch-*) removed, or were they still flying around?
> If the latter, then port2pkg should be fixed to remove the files, as
> people will obviously think the files are OK for NetBSD, and submit PRs
> with such pkgs then. And we have to sort that out later. No fun.

Last time I used port2pkg (built yesterday), it left the pkg-* files in
the root directory of the new package. I think it should move pkg-* to
pkg/toupper(*), since they have pkg-descr, pkg-plist, pkg-comment, etc.