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Re: pkg_comp HOWTO (Was: pkgsrc) (Masao Uebayashi) writes:

>>> My recurring complaint is the difficulty in upgrading a machine's 
>>> /usr/pkg to something newer... The whole pkg_comp thing, once 
>>> understood, is cool and does work well... But the road to understanding 
>>> is paved with the corpses of dragons...

>This leads me to a simple question - why don't we distirute the resulting
>/usr/pkg (and others) as pkg.tgz?

Because everybodies (and every hosts) /usr/pkg is (potentially) different.
Because if you tried to make an all.all kind of /usr/pkg you would fail
because there are mutually exclusive packages.

-- (S.P.Zeidler)

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