Subject: Re: Ruminations on pkg_chk...
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/31/2003 11:21:08
On Wed, 31 Dec 2003, Greg Troxel wrote:

>   Frederick Bruckman's pkg_hack does that. (Search for that at NetBSD
>   search.)
> Thanks for the pointer - I'll try that.  But what I would really like
> is for 'make replace' to just do this as a matter of course, which I
> suppose is the same as suggesting that pkg_hack be integrated into
> pkgsrc and be the default make replace behavior.

Well, there were a few portability issues, but mainly I was led to
believe the "pkg_views" would make it obsolete, so I haven't touched
it for a while.