Subject: Re: Request new category
To: Rui-Xiang Guo <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/05/2002 15:30:25
On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 10:23:25PM +0800, Rui-Xiang Guo wrote:
> > We don't, and have never, supported using pkgsrc in a piecemeal way.
> > 
> > A category is NOT a cvs module, and should not be thought of in that way.
> > 
> > There are often dependencies on other packages in different parts of the tree,
> > which preclude our simply checking out one category.
> Sorry, I am not a pkgsrc expert. ;) And I am glad to know this.
> BTW, how do you feel my previous suggestion about XIM servers?
> They are important parts of CJK world. Without them, the i18n for us
> is still broken. :( I have saw 'kinput2' in japanese category.
> Where should we put 'xcin' in? Still in misc?

For now, I don't think that the japanese category is the correct
place to put xcin.  So, once a pkgsrc expert is happy with the xcin
package, it should go in misc, yes.