Subject: Re: Case-insensitive filesystems
To: Amitai Schlair <email@example.com>
From: Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/17/2002 10:54:05
On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 11:06:37PM -0500, Amitai Schlair wrote:
> On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 05:13 PM, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 11:52:32AM -0500, Amitai Schlair wrote:
> >> Just bootstrapped pkgsrc on Darwin 5.2 (Mac OS X 10.1.2). Cool stuff!
> >> It's not yet as smooth a user experience as pkgsrc on NetBSD, but it's
> >> really promising.
> > Good news! Well done - which bootstrap kit did you use?
> darwin-bootstrap-20011221.tar.gz (the list archive led me to it).
Thanks. I've now made a symlink to that bootstrap kit called:
to make things a bit clearer.
> > Is there any way to convert from HFS+ to FFS?
> Not that I know of. Also, the OS X install documentation says something
> to the effect of "Use HFS+ unless you think you know you need FFS",
> which means lots of people will use HFS+. :-)
That is disappointing.
> > What happens to the devel/cvs (package) directory?
> I looked further, and that directory doesn't exist!
> % pwd
> % ls | grep -i '^CVS$'
> % ls CVS
> CVS Entries MESSAGE PLIST Repository distinfo
> DESCR Entries.Log Makefile README.html Root patches
> Looks like devel/CVS (metadata) got extracted first, and then devel/cvs
> (package) got extracted into the same directory because it seemed like
> the right name. Ha ha, we're in wacky HFS+ Land!
That is, indeed, borked.