Subject: Re: pkg_summary doesn't indicate PKG_SUFX
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dieter Baron <email@example.com>
Date: 08/27/2007 20:44:37
In article <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org> Jeremy wrote:
: The pkg_summary database doesn't indicate PKG_SUFX.
: We know the download site for the packages because the download location
: for the pkg_summary.gz is in same All directory.
: And the filename without the file extension is in the PKGNAME in the
: pkg_summary record.
: But we don't know the file extension. From mk.conf:
: #PKG_SUFX= .tbz
: # Create binary packages with bzip2(1) or gzip(1).
: # Possible: .tbz, .tgz
: # Default: .tgz
: For now I will assume .tgz except for some of my own package builds and
: downloads I have frequently used PKG_SUFX=.tbz
: Should we add PKG_SUFX to the pkg_summary(5) in one way or another (maybe
: add FILENAME field that would include that)?
Yes, sounds reasonable. Either FILE_NAME (we already have
FILE_SIZE), or FILENAME; both is fine by me.