Subject: Re: how to handle daily changing distfile?
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From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/09/2006 21:23:53
On Sun, Jul 09, 2006 at 09:16:32PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> The misc/edict (and some other related packages) author
> changed the distribution method. Instead of providing a
> new file every 6-12 months, he now regenerates the distfile.
Send him a fully revolver and play russian roulete. He starts.
> Can anyone think of a sane method to handle this in pkgsrc?
> Currently I'm considering updating the package about 1/month
> and just mirroring the resp. distfiles on ftp.netbsd.org.
That's most likely the sanest approach.