Subject: Re: does anyone have pkgsrc/*/*/=* ??
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/23/2003 21:19:36
On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 12:03:46PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 wrote:
> > dawn$ ls */*/*=*
> > graphics/gdk-pixbuf/=0.22.0nb1          pkgtools/x11-links/=0.22.0nb1
> What are the dates of those?

dawn$ ls -l graphics/gdk-pixbuf/=0.22.0nb1 pkgtools/x11-links/=0.22.0nb1  
-rw-r--r--  1 root  users  89 Oct 23 19:48 graphics/gdk-pixbuf/=0.22.0nb1
-rw-r--r--  1 root  users   0 Oct 23 19:48 pkgtools/x11-links/=0.22.0nb1

> Were they created before or after updating to at least revision 1.1296 of

Created after it; I have 1.1297.  Note that I have not updated pkgsrc in some
days, though.

> I can't even figure out what PKGNAME_REQD is used for. Maybe it is not
> needed?

Sorry, I have no idea what that variable is used for.  As you said, it is only
used once in, and pkg_install does not use it, afaict.

> I wonder if my bmake itself is having issues with escaping.

I could say so, based on some strange behaviors I have seen in the past (error
messages mixed with commands and the like).


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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