Subject: Re: packages requiring special download
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/22/2003 10:11:54
Joe Reed <> wrote:

> i have written a package for Kapital, kde-based financial software package.  
> however it cannot be downloaded for free.   one must purchase it, download 
> it, and place it into pkgsrc/distfiles.  i know this can be done, but how do 
> i go about setting up the package to do this?  i'd like `make fetch` to print 
> a message to the screen, not attempt to download.

Look at audio/realplayer or lang/sun-j* -- they do the same.


Probability factor of one to one. We have normality. I repeat, we have 
normality. Anything you still can't cope with is therefore your own lookout.