Subject: Re: 2 pkgsrc questions
To: Georges Heinesch <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/21/2001 22:12:07
On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 08:51:24PM +0100, Georges Heinesch wrote:
> 1. I have NetBSD with pkgsrc installed on 2 computers ("amiga" and
>    "dimension") on a LAN. One of them ("amiga") holds the distfiles. I
>    don't want to download the distfiles twice. What must I enter in
>    the /etc/mk.conf file of "dimension" in order to use the distfiles
>    from the other computer

How about NFS mounting the disk that holds distfiles from amiga to dimension?
That's what I do, anyway. :)

> 2. Suppose I would like to update a package, then the "old"
>    distfiles remain in /etc/pkgsrc/distfiles. How can I (apart from
>    doing it manually) delete these obsolete old archives when updating
>    a package to a newer version?

Dunno.  It would be nice if this was automatic..