Subject: Re: Thought on pkgviews
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Jonathan Perkin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/14/2003 16:33:10
* On 2003-07-14 at 16:24 BST, Johnny C. Lam wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 01:43:50PM +0100, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> > After looking through the whole pkgviews thing, it looks great,
> > except that I cannot see a way to have e.g.
> > 
> > ${PREFIX}/pkg/${MACHINE_GNU_PLATFORM}/pth-2.0.0 (or whatever).
> Yes, this is possible with pkgviews as described in Alistair
> Crooks' Package Views paper.  In the implementation that I'm
> hacking on, when building packages on each platform, it's possible
> to specify the depot directory in which the actual package will
> install itself

Ah, fantastic!  Will probably check out the branch and have a play
this week.

> This will hit pkgsrc in the coming days and weeks, so stay tuned.

Is there a TODO somewhere?  This is something I'd use a lot so would
be interested in helping out.

Jonathan Perkin                             <>
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