Subject: Re: pkg_info: patch to create summary file
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/12/2006 10:40:52

> >Dieter, if you'd like, I will begin documenting it in the pkgsrc guide and
> >some in the pkg_info manual page.

  Thank you Jeremy, I would appreciate any help.

> I think the format output by pkg_info should be in the pkg_info manpage 
> (instead of the pkgsrc guide). Of course applications and whatnot using 
> the format should be descriped in the latter.

  How about a separate pkg-summary man page and a reference to it in
the pkg_info man page?  Putting a detailed description in the pkg_info
man page would be unwieldy.