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Re: sup distribution for pkgsrc appears not to work any more

On Sat, May 09, 2009 at 12:07:00AM -0700, Erik Fair wrote:
> I get nothing from sup for "pkgsrc", despite it being listed as a  
> supported distribution mechanism. The sup scan report for pkgsrc seems  
> to have disappeared from the "daily CVS update output". Where (which  
> script output should I look for) is that being done now?
> In NetBSD 5.0 /usr/share/examples/supfiles/ contains:
>       current release=pkgsrc hostbase=/ftp/pub \
>       base=/usr prefix=/usr backup use-rel-suffix compress delete
> My sup file has the following line:
>       current release=pkgsrc host=sup.NetBSD.ORG hostbase=/ftp/pub \
>       base=/n/nbsd/cur prefix=/n/nbsd/cur backup use-rel-suffix delete
> and all that produces now is a symlink where pkgsrc used to be:
> lrwxrwxr-x  1 netbsd  wsrc  26 Apr 24 00:15 /n/nbsd/cur/pkgsrc -> ../ 
> packages/pkgsrc-current
> This looks to me like an incomplete reorganization of the repository  
> (i.e. directories & files got moved, but the sup server configuration  
> was not updated to match).
> Or did sup for pkgsrc get de-supported, and not documented as such?

I think it got removed when sources were moved from /pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-current
to pub/pkgsrc/

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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