Subject: Re: Format selection in pkg_create
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <email@example.com>
From: Dieter Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/05/2007 10:01:08
In article <20070805013937.GB2235@britannica.bec.de> 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.
: 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.