Subject: Re: pkgsrc: No webspace :-(
To: Florian Stoehr <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/08/2005 18:28:41
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On Tue, 8 Feb 2005 18:20:13 +0100 (CET)
Florian Stoehr <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm working on two packages (netbsd secure harddisk eraser and 
> cross-bootstrap tool for the amiga port), both for addition as
> sysutils in pkgsrc. Eraser is in final testing, so I'd like to
> create the package now.
> Well, my problem is that I do not have any webspace except dial-up
> to host the source archives.
> Anyone here willing to host those? Or is it OK to contribute
> packages that will not work until someone uploads the .tgz to
> or mirror ftp?
> Sorry if this question is a stupid one :)

You can uuencode(1)/uudecode(1) them, e.g:

$ uuencode file.tar.gz file.tar.gz > file.uue
$ uudecode file.uue > file.tar.gz

You can paste the file.uue into the PR.

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