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proposal: remove --binary-macpkg from bootstrap

pkgsrc bootstrap gained a "--binary-macpkg" in 2007. It called PackageMaker to create a double-clickable Mac .pkg of a binary bootstrap kit.

I added this feature, but I never used it -- and I've probably been running pkgsrc on OS X about as long as anyone. If we ever published any Mac pkgsrc bootstrap kits in .pkg format, I certainly don't remember our having done so.

Is anyone still relying on being able to generate their own double-clickable Mac pkgsrc bootstrap kits? If so, can you tell us a bit about why this capability is important to you?

Barring objections, a week from today I intend to remove bootstrap/ and the corresponding "--binary-macpkg" code from bootstrap/bootstrap.


- Amitai

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