Subject: Re: Downloading via cvs?
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/16/2005 17:49:30
On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 12:39:35AM +0100, Havard Eidnes wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking at the BOINC software from Berkeley, and it appears from
> my casual browsing that they only make tarballs of their "-current"
> sources available via http fetch (I'll ask for confirmation whether
> that's the case), while if you want one of their releases, you have to
> download the source via cvs, using one of their release tags.
> Do we have a way to deal with this form of downloading in pkgsrc?
> If not, how do we work around it?  Pull the requisite version down via
> cvs and put it in the distfiles directory on

Add an extention to lukemftp to do cvs:// ? :-)