Subject: Re: bzip2 instead of gzip for 'make package' / pkg_add(8)
To: Brian A. Seklecki <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/09/2002 11:13:12
On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 07:03:25PM -0500, Brian A. Seklecki wrote:

> anyway i suspect that these changes will need to be made in pkg_add (where
> the path to tar and gzip are defined)

pkg_add on NetBSD supports .tar.bzip2 archives, because our gzip
supports bzip2.

We should, however, untangle this dependancy on NetBSD and make
pkg_add behave the same on other platforms.

pkgsrc itself already has support for creating bzip2 binary

	PKG_SUFX?=	.tbz