Subject: Re: Less in pkgsrc and src
To: Ross Patterson <Ross.Patterson@CatchFS.Com>
From: Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/02/2003 18:44:20
On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 01:33:51PM -0500, Ross Patterson wrote:
> Is there a reason why there are copies of "less" in both pkgsrc (misc/less)
> and in src (usr.bin/less)? They appear to be basically the same - the
> releases are the same, and the source is largely identical, with two
> exceptions. The src copy has support for a more-emulation mode, and a bunch
> of what appear to be compiler-warning cleanups, but that's it. And, of
> course, the Makefile in the src copy has been BSD-ified as befits something
> under src/usr.bin.
pkgsrc supports more operating systems than simply NetBSD.
The less package was added for an operating system that doesn't
usually ship with more or less:
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A less package, for Solaris.