Subject: Re: pkgsrc: No webspace :-(
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Florian Stoehr <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/08/2005 23:07:25
On Tue, 8 Feb 2005, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> On Tue, 8 Feb 2005, Florian Stoehr wrote:
>> Sorry if this question is a stupid one :)
>> From pkgsrc/doc/pkgsrc.txt, #14.1. Submitting your packages:
>    First, check that your package is complete, compiles and runs well; see
>    Chapter 13, Debugging and the rest of this document. Next, generate an
>    uuencoded gzipped tar(1) archive, preferably with all files in a single
>    directory. Finally, send-pr with category "pkg", a synopsis which 
> includes
>    the package name and version number, a short description of your package
>    (contents of the COMMENT variable or DESCR file are OK) and attach the
>    archive to your PR.
>    If you want to submit several packages, please send a separate PR for 
> each
>    one, it's easier for us to track things that way.
>    Alternatively, you can also import new packages into pkgsrc-wip ("pkgsrc
>    work-in-progress"); see the homepage at 
>    for details.
> - Hubert
> -- 
> NetBSD - Free AND Open!      (And of course secure, portable, yadda yadda)

I got stuck in Chap 13 where it recommends url2pkg since there is no url 
for me, this causing the question.