Subject: Re: pkgsrc reorg proposal II
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/03/2001 12:59:52
On Wed, 3 Jan 2001, David Brownlee wrote:
> 	Looks good. I'd still prefer all the patches to be put
> 	together in one patch file - I'm more than willing to write
> 	any tools to automatically split/rejoin/etc.

IIRC I this was discussed a few times before, with no obvious outcome. I
think we still can do that later if need arises (I don't think it really

> 	I'd be tempted to keep a single subdir for the less predictibly
> 	named files (scripts/files). Most packages do not have them, and
> 	can have the directory omitted.

I had a look at what pkgs have which files, and most of them only have 1-2
"misc" files, if any. I don't think it's worth keeping a subdirectory for
them, the pkg directory itself can store them just fine most of the time.

> 	Any milage in merging the two *-sum files?

Uh, why? 
Just because we can safe a few inodes doesn't mean we should make our code
more complex than necessary. 

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>