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Re: uploading distfiles

On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 09:08:27PM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
> At 12:06 Uhr -0600 21.08.2019, Brook Milligan wrote:
> >One point about (La)TeX packages is that by default they are not retrieved
> >from CTAN, but only from places like  Consequently,
> >creating a package requires not just the normal package files (e.g.,
> >Makefile, etc.) but also uploading the distfile.  This raises several
> >questions:
> >
> >- How does one actually do the uploading manually?
> As a developer, 'make upload-distfiles' from the package directory - see
> mk/misc/

There I see one possible area to improve:

ssh_cmd="ssh -l ${NETBSD_LOGIN_NAME} $${disthost}";

This can also be extended with like ${NETBSD_SSH_KEY} in case when the default
one could not be found or even "ssh" command could be parametrized.


Juraj Lutter <>
pkgsrc committer

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