Subject: Re: building binary packages fails on Darwin/MacOS X
To: grant beattie <>
From: Michael Wolfson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/18/2003 16:49:45
On Thursday, September 18, 2003, at 03:53  PM, grant beattie wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 01:44:09PM -0700, Michael Wolfson wrote:
>> Maybe OSX/Darwin should use gnutar or pax instead of their built-in 
>> tar?
> it should already be using the bootstrap-pkgsrc pax/tar. there must be
> a bug lurking here somewhere...

Could be.  I do have /usr/bin in my path before /usr/pkg/bin, but 
I'd've assumed that the pkg tools would be smart enough.

BTW, if any developer wants a MacOS X account to do pkgsrc testing, I'd 
be happy to provide one.

   -- MW