Subject: Re: Adding brs to pkgsrc
To: David Maxwell <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/07/2003 17:24:53
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On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 11:10:17AM -0400, David Maxwell wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 06:47:17PM -0700, Bryan Vyhmeister wrote:
> > I have put together an entry for brs, a King James Version Bible
> > program, for pkgsrc. The tarball is available from:
> >=20
> >
> >=20
> > What is the best way to get this committed? Is send-pr the preferred
> > way? This is the first time I have packaged a program and I am a
> > little unfamiliar with how to submit a package through send-pr. I
> > looked for an example in the database but I could not find one. I
> > read through Packages.txt but that did not clear up all my
> > questions. Could anyone show me an example submission done using
> > send-pr or suggest a better way of doing it? Thank you.
> If you have a server you can post the package on, the best approach is
> to file a PR, with a URL pointing to the package you've built.
> If you don't have a server, it is acceptable to uuencode the package
> and include it in the PR, but it's not the preferred method, since it
> adds bulk (and no real value) to the PR database.

even better than "the best" approach you describe is to commit the
package into pkgsrc-wip ( for details.)


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