Subject: Re: Downloading via cvs?
To: Havard Eidnes <he@NetBSD.org>
From: James Chacon <jmc@NetBSD.org>
Date: 12/16/2005 17:49:30
On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 12:39:35AM +0100, Havard Eidnes wrote:
> 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 ftp.NetBSD.org?
Add an extention to lukemftp to do cvs:// ? :-)