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Re: pkgsrc categories

* On 2021-01-06 at 10:26 GMT, Frederic Fauberteau wrote:

> Personally, I would favours the converters directory. Is there any
> objection not to move fonts/bdftopcf to converters/bdftopcf?

Moving directories is not recommended.  For one you'll break upgrades
via pkgin, as it will no longer consider them to be the same package.
This will eventually be supported via PREV_PKGPATH but isn't yet.

Personally I find categories to be largely irrelevant, and simply run
"ls -d */foo*" when I want to find a package, or something like
"git grep bin/foo -- '*/PLIST*' when searching for which package
provides a particular binary.  Both return in under a second.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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