Subject: Re: More pkgviews
To: Daniel Debertin <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/09/2004 18:13:36
On Sat, 9 Oct 2004, Daniel Debertin wrote:

> I am just starting to use pkgviews under both NetBSD and Solaris and
> am enjoying it. However many of the packages don't yet support
> pkgviews, which is disappointing.

Some need to be tested. And some have some problems with shared files that
we need to resolve.

> How does one get a package to support pkgviews? Provided the task
> isn't too far above my head, I'd like to help.

The easiest thing is to add pkgviews for each package:

PKG_INSTALLATION_TYPES=		overwrite pkgviews

Then test and let us know.

Also read mk/buildlink3/PKGVIEWS_UG.

Thank you!

 Jeremy C. Reed

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