Subject: Re: dependencies database
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/20/2002 07:49:03
On Fri, 20 Sep 2002, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> What would be neat, too, is if there were a tool that could pick out a
> complete, nearly current set for 1.6-common from the 1.6, 1.6.1, (and
> so on...), directories. That way, you could at least burn a CD that
> didn't contain dozens of obsolete packages for every current one.

It might not be too hard to add that to pkgtools/cdpack.  I won't have
time for probably a month or so, but I just added it to
pkgtools/cdpack/files/TODO so hopefully I'll get it someday.

> > It doesn't look like show-depends-dirs, show-all-depends-dirs-excl,
> > show-all-depends-dirs, or show-root-dirs are documented.
> They're utility targets, for use by the other targets.

some of those are used by the code in mk/bulk/