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Re: [HEADS UP] PKGTOOLS_REQD bump and related changes

On Mon, 15 Jun 2009, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
(2) @dirrm

What about
1) installing existing binar packages with the new pkg_* tools, and
2) installing binary packages that were made with a "new" pkg_*
   on a (say) NetBSD 5.0 release machine?

From your mail I think #1 will work ok, but what about #2?
How do release pkg_* binaries deal with new binary packages that lack @dirrm (or even have new @-directives)?

 - Hubert

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