Subject: Re: pkgsrc build failure
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/06/2001 23:00:07
On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

: > On Tue, 6 Mar 2001, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
: > No. The pkg_install package will be fixed in a second.
: > Stay tuned.
: OK. "pkg_install" builds now, with Hubert's latest patches, on a
: system that already has latest "digest" or latest "pkg_install".
: There's still the original problem, of how to bootstrap a NetBSD-1.5
: system that has neither. Override PKGTOOLS check in "digest"? Override
: "digest" check in "pkg_install"? Pull "digest" into "pkg_install"?

See my reply to Alistair's post about the new digest algorithms in pkgsrc.

In my opinion, digest should have just been made an integral part of
pkg_install (and probably called pkg_digest or somesuch).

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