Subject: Re: Program prefixes in pkgsrc
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/27/2002 14:48:25
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002 14:30:32 +0200
Lubomir Sedlacik <> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 02:19:41PM +0200, Julio Merino wrote:
> > 
> > This carries a problem: there will be two different packages (with the
> > same name) generated from the same pkgsrc.
> how is this a problem?  as well as any other package which has options
> in or if you change your LOCALBASE or use pkgwedge.
> the default behaviour would still remain the same.

Well, I'm usually told that this is wrong. But xpkgwedge is a good example,

> > My solution would be to create a new package which provides symlinks
> > (or wrappers) to the g* tools, leaving all other packages intact.
> for every package or one for all packages?  unnecessary complication in
> both ways, imo.

One for all packages I said. Never mind, forget me :p

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