Subject: Re: pkgsrc-unofficial
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/16/2003 15:27:47
On Sun, 16 Mar 2003, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:

> On Sunday 16 March 2003 05:11, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > I currently think that we'll just add a dir "wip" which should be checked
> > out in /usr/pkgsrc, which uses the official mk directory, and has no
> > categories substructure (the CATEGORIES variable in the Makefiles can say
> > where it should go in the official tree).
> If it is going to be a shadow repository, what's the harm in putting it into
> the correct place in the tree to start with?

	It makes it much easier to have one checked out pkgsrc tree with
	an 'unofficial' category, and cvs update them both at the same
	time. (We do this here with a 'local' category).