Subject: Re: learning how to port to pkgsrc
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Georg Schwarz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/31/2004 00:42:12
> pkgsrc-wip gives you a full playground in which you can implement, test, and
> get review for packages.  It integrates as an extra "wip" directory into
> your pkgsrc tree. has a full explanation
> on how to get commit access.

I'll look into it.

> > - boa needs flex and yacc to build. Can I simply assume they are present
> > on the system?
> Not for flex; you need USE_GNU_TOOLS+=lex for that.  A plain yacc should be
> present on all systems, however.  (If you need bison, not yacc, you need
> USE_GNU_TOOLS+=yacc as well.)

sure, but yacc is sufficient here. 

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