Subject: Re: pkgsrc change - no more pkg/
To: Tomasz Luchowski <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/01/2001 12:22:10
On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 02:44:52AM +0100, Tomasz Luchowski wrote:
> Hey,
> Today I walked through the pkgsrc tree and moved files from pkg/ subdir to
> the root directory of the package. Please make sure you have
> at least revision 1.833 so it can understand it. pkglint has been updated
> to deal with this, and url2pkg has been altered to create DESCR and PLIST
> files in the top dir instead of pkg/.
> This change should make extracting pkgsrc.tar.gz *much* faster,
> first cvs update after this huge change can take a bit longer than usual,
> though ;)

Thanks Tomasz! That's a huge amount of effort. I'l remember it every
time I'm _not_ waiting for pkgsrc to finish untarring ;-)

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