Subject: Re: pkg_info: patch to create summary file
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Dieter Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/2006 18:24:26
> >$ pkg_info -X /usr/pkgsrc/packages/All/apache-1.3.34nb1.tgz # binary
> 1) I assume this also works via http and ftp links
Except for the wrong file size (which I fixed), yes.
> 2) What is the intended use for this? Doesn't look like it can be
> fed into sh(1) at least...
As a summary of a binary package collection for use by tools like
pkg_chk and pkg_select. See the thread ``pkg summary file format
proposal'' from February.