Subject: Re: NetBSD Packages ?
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Stephane Engel <email@example.com>
Date: 04/17/1998 19:04:53
Hubert Feyrer said :
>On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Stephane Engel wrote:
>> 1st one and easy one : as far as you wrote .../pkgsrc/mk/mk.conf.example
>> I thing It missing something quite interesting for European people, like
>> you and me ;-) :
>> # MASTER_SITE_XCONTRIB+=
>> # MASTER_SITE_GNU+=
>> # MASTER_SITE_PERL_CPAN+=
>> # MASTER_SITE_TEX_CTAN+=
>> # MASTER_SITE_SUNSITE+=
>> or something similar with s/MASTER/MIRROR/ and some modification of bsd.pkg.mk
>> so we can fetch from close mirror ftp site .
>I think this would make a lot of sense. Can you provide us with values
>for these variables?
I use the following values but I believe you can found better/closer one
MASTER_SITE_GNU+= ftp://ftp.lip6.fr/pub/gnu/%SUBDIR%/ \
>> 2nd Q. : I'm working on adding some moudules to Apache (like php and mod_perl)
>> Do you thing, It's better to make different subtree for each modules (but
>> it will be hard to have more than one module) or to make a big Makefile
>> with a lot of #ifdef ?
>Make 'em single packages, that can be installed/upgraded seperately.
>Look at what FreeBSD does/how the do it.
They don't use the same Apache version :-(
>> 3nd and last Q. : mysql FreeBSD pkg almost build out of the box under NetBSD
>> but what should be the default database directory (they use /var/db/mysql) ?
>Hum, AFAIK there's already someone working on a mysql package... i told
>him to sync his work w/ the FreeBSD port, we'll see what comes out.
>For the default database dir... i don't know. Maybe looking at postgres
>gives some hints? (Someone else please answer here X-)
I read It but as far as I remember, It was mSql not MySql
(the 2nd one have blob).