Subject: Re: Format selection in pkg_create
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/05/2007 10:01:08
In article <> Joerg wrote:
: Hi all,
: to decide which compression algorithm to use, pkg_create plays some
: games with the suffix of the package name, adding one if necessary.
: I think this is bogus and want to change it by adding -t format, with
: format being one of none/gzip/bzip2 with gzip being the default.

  Sounds good.

: pkgsrc itself would be changed to pass down that argument if the
: pkg_install version is new enough. This would have to be pulled up to
: help users with newer pkg_install but 2007Q2.

  Yes, preferably before the change gets commited to NetBSD src.