Subject: pax and pkgsrc and can someone look at PR pkg/22693?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 09/23/2003 18:39:34
x11-links needs pax.
I have heard that pax is essential for pkgsrc. Nevertheless ...
My system didn't have pax. It has 54 packages installed -- most via
pkgsrc without any pax.
It might be a good idea to make x11-links have a BUILD_DEPENDS on a pax.
I know I mentioned before, but why doesn't pax get registered as a
package? Why does it have NO_MTREE?
And can someone comment on pkg/22693?
If GNU_PROGRAM_PREFIX is not set or nothing, pax will overwrite tar and
(My temp workaround instead of continueing to patch pax, is to use my
Jeremy C. Reed