Subject: RE: Proposed changes to bsd.pkg.mk
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave Burgess <email@example.com>
Date: 04/13/2001 09:30:35
As long as "make makesum" and "make makepatchsum" (or their progeny)
continue to work, I don't see a problem. Is there a similar change for the
port2pkg package that would be made, or does this make that a non-problem?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
> Behalf Of Berndt Josef Wulf
> Sent: Friday, April 13, 2001 4:05 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: Berndt Josef Wulf
> Subject: Proposed changes to bsd.pkg.mk
> I like to submit a proposal of changes to bsd.pkg.mk that will help to
> drastically reduce the number of small files in the pkgsrc filesystem.
> I propose to have the md5 and patchsum information for each package
> to be appended to the Makefile in the top directory of the package.
> The information would look similar to that below:
> # Begin of Checksum Data
> #[DCS] SHA1 (vim-5.7-src.tar.gz) =
> #[DCS] SHA1 (vim-5.7-rt.tar.gz) = c60c2996547e8b3939cbe744f7d2520b47a9060f
> #[PCS] SHA1 (patch-aa) = 1f38e5291e4803abeed50ffa403ec897ffb856bd
> #[PCS] SHA1 (patch-zb) = c929da81e94120a6540b6a503d40dd9f9ffc83ff
> The advantages are a drastic reduction in the number of small files
> in the packages source tree and speed improvements during
> cvs update and building process.
> There are only three package that to my knowledge wouldn't work
> without some minor modification to the Makefile. These are
> vim-*, nethack-* and ap-jk. I've since modified and rebuilt vim
> without any problems.
> The diff file can be found at
> There may be other ways to implement this, but sofar nobody else has
> come forward to take it on and I took the liberty to take the
> first step.
> What do you think? As always, I entertain your comments and
> cheerio Berndt
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