Subject: Re: package source directory hierarchy
To: Greywolf <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/22/2001 09:05:44
On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 10:55:00PM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
> On Tue, 22 May 2001, Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> # I'm wondering that it would be nicer if package sources are separated
> # not by category but alphabet, initial of each ${PKGNAME}, like
> I much prefer going into /usr/src/pkgsrc/x11 and browsing around (and I
> don't want to have to start a browser to be able to do that).

Me too.  If I want to see what kind of audio tools are available, I just
cd into audio and do ls and then read some README files.

If I want to find a package named xyz, I can always do ls -d */*xyz* to
see where it is (yes, find is there, too :)