Subject: Re: PLIST content
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/02/2006 22:48:38
On Sun, 2 Jul 2006 wrote:
> The full list is stored in a binary package or the pkgdb, but it is not
> part of this proposal how. In fact, depending on the "format" the
> encoding can be different, since e.g. a tarball can store them
> implicitly.

I think you should look into how NetBSD's set lists are created in an 
unprivileted situation - installation happens as non-root there, and the 
final tar files do have proper owners, permissions etc. - creating a 
binary package doesn't seem that different from a set.

  - hubert