Subject: Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: pkgsrc freeze for pkgsrc-2004Q4 branch on December 6th 2004
To: Ryan Cresawn <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/02/2004 08:57:08
Hi Ryan,

On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 11:30:52AM -0500, Ryan Cresawn wrote:
> For the upcoming pkgsrc quarterly branch, could we have a tar file of
> the final product?  Installing the "current" version of pkgsrc is
> simple because the dependencies, ftp, gunzip, and tar, are often
> satisfied; however installing pkgsrc-2004Q3 requires one to have cvs
> installed, which often isn't found in commercial operating systems.
> It would be very convenient to have the following:

Yes, a very good suggestion - I'll put it on the list of things to
do when we branch.