Subject: Re: pkgsrc on case-insensitive filesystem
To: None <,,,>
From: OBATA Akio <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/11/2006 20:26:44
On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 11:52:57 +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On 9/11/06, Geert Hendrickx <> wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 11:24:31AM +0200, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > > The tarball might work because there's no name collision in it.
> > >
> > > However, a cvs checkout will, e.g., create both 'CVS' and 'cvs' in the
> > > devel category;  the former is for cvs's use, the latter is the cvs
> > > package itself.  A number of packages will have similar issues.
> >
> > What other package than "cvs" will cause problems?  You can probably solve
> > it by adding it to a .cvsignore file in the devel/ directory.
> I remember a category containing a perl module (whose name I don't
> remember) p5-Foo-Bar and another one p5-foo-bar.  Problems will also
> arise for all those packages that were once renamed to change some of
> its letters' case.

I have seen all categories, but can't found such a p5-* pacakge name.

A conflict I know is in lang/nawk/files, contains Makefile and makefile.
If we are lucky to open Makefile, build succeed, otherwise, result in failed.

"Of course I love NetBSD":-)
OBATA Akio /