Subject: Re: HEADS UP: Alternatives system added
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/25/2005 16:24:11
On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 03:41:38PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Jan 2005, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> >as we have been discussing during the last days, I've added the 
> >alternatives
> >framework to pkgsrc and converted nvi and vim* to use it.
> Can you please document this in the pkgsrc guide (pkgsrc/doc/guide)? I 
> think a seperate chapter "Using the alternatives system" between "4. Using 
> pkgsrc" and "5. Creating binary packages" would probably be the best 
> thing. (Please don't dump it into the FAQ section if possible).

Yes, sure.  I'll see what I can do.


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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