Subject: Re: pkgsrc to replace build.sh
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Bernd Ernesti <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/01/2007 07:32:32
On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 10:15:56AM +0100, Matt Fleming wrote:
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> [Just for the record I'm in favour of this general idea]
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 10:51:22AM +0200, Adam Hamsik wrote:
> > Cons:
> > 1) we strongly integrate pkgsrc and netbsd I think that keep them more
> > separate is better for portability and also for netbsd users(because they
> > don't need to use pkgsrc if they want to upgrade their system).
> > 2)What about other supported operating systems mostly Dfbsd,Solaris?
> I'm not sure why netbsd source being strongly integrated with pkgsrc
> would be a problem, I mean, the source is strongly dependent upon
> build.sh code now.
That is not true. build.sh helps a lot, but it is still easy to build
the NetBSD source without it.