Subject: Re: Linux specific in pkgsrc and audio/arts under Linux detects
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/30/2004 09:50:19
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On Fri, 30 Apr 2004 17:47:21 +1000
grant beattie <> wrote:

> that really goes against our existing categorisation and packages we
> already have. linux/ would imply segregation, rather than unification,
> and we aim to achieve unification wherever possible...
> a lot of "linux-specific" packages evolve to be able to be used on
> other platforms later, be it through porting or compat_linux (and
> whatever it's called on FreeBSD, etc..).
> there are already a number of (currently) {linux,solaris,etc.}-only
> packages in pkgsrc. adding new packages is a good thing, regardless of
> what platform they work on. :)

I agree, remove my previous comment about this thread :-).

	Juan RP <>

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