Subject: Re: packages hierarchy and README.html
To: Dan McMahill <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/28/2005 14:38:22
On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 06:07:00PM -0400, Dan McMahill wrote:
> Now, how to make things better?  One possibility is use
> pkgs=`find ${PACKAGES} -name foo-\* -type f`
> where the -type f skips the soft links from the categories to 
> All.  Now for each $pkgs, use pkg_info -B to extract

Shouldn't it be enough to run this test on one file in each
directory? I don't think we want to or even should support
mixing binary packages for different platforms/releases in
the same directory.

That should speed it up quite nicely.