Subject: Re: pkgsrc.conf
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <email@example.com>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/16/2007 14:44:58
On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 11:04:58AM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> currently, the tools for managing binary packages are missing a
> configuration file. I have created a first draft that addresses some of the
> things I would like to see in such a configuration file. If you miss
> something, please add it there.
I don't think the reasoning for the cache is corect. pkg_add and
pkg_info will be changed to deal more intelligently with binary packages
to stop the transfer after the meta-data.
The cache is useful for something else though -- for storing the
directory index and/or summary file.
Personally I would prefer a win.ini like format.