Subject: Re: packages that are same as NetBSD base?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/15/2002 15:31:34
[ On Friday, November 15, 2002 at 11:02:29 (-0800), Jeremy C. Reed wrote: ]
> Subject: packages that are same as NetBSD base?
> Why do some packages check if software is already in the base (default)
> For example, sysutils/user doesn't want to install if it isn't NetBSD and
> /usr/sbin/user exists.
> This doesn't matter.
> Should we get rid of these limitations?
I think so -- and I have done so in my local pkgsrc tree for those
packages which I care about.
Greg A. Woods
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