Subject: Re: FYI: darwinports
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/03/2002 23:38:30
On Thu, Oct 03, 2002 at 06:56:35PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Oct 2002, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > You could try the generic bootstrap kit, although I'm not aware of it
> > working on Solaris as yet.  As far as pkgsrc on Darwin goes, I believe
> > that Amitai addressed a whole lot of problems over the last few months
> > - I'd be interested to find out how it works now.
>     While on that topic... :)
>     Do we want to make 'releases' of the bootstrap kit now it works on
>     Darwin and Linux - embed a date version in the main makefile and
>     create a tarfile on, then update
>     and to mention it more strongly. Also, we should add
>     a entry for pkgsrc (happy to do this once the distfile
>     distribution has been sorted...)

Yes, I very much want to make a "release" of the generic bootstrap
kit, but only after we have it working on Solaris.  This is left as an
exercise for the reader.

Take care,