Subject: ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM (was: Re: pkgsrc on IRIX...)
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/06/2005 04:10:21
Stuart Shelton wrote:
> That's what I thought - but that package tells me that it's not
> available for IRIX... I was just wondering if I'd found the right thing.

Please don't rely on the ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM variable. If there's no 
comment anywhere stating _why_ the package is restricted to some 
platforms, just comment it out and try. Most often this variable is used 
when NOT_FOR_PLATFORM would be more appropriate.