Subject: Re: (Incomplete) List of pkgsrc Improvements
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/31/2007 14:22:37
On 31/07/2007, at 12:32, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

>> 3.2 use sqlite3 for pkg_summary
> I don't agree on this. pkg_summary as plain text is IMO far  
> preferable,
> because it is a better distribution format. Doesn't mean it  
> shouldn't be
> indexed as well, but the primary format should stay as plain text.

You'd distribute the database as plain-text SQL statements as  
easily.  Not saying that's preferable over text, though ;)

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>