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Re: pkgsrc build for HEAD

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 12:33:43 +0100
Mail-followup-to: users@crater.dragonflybsd.org

On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 03:04:23PM -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :
> :On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 01:37:40AM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> :> Hi all,
> :> current binaries for pkgsrc (signed sums by me) can be
> :> found on:
> :> ftp://packages.stura.uni-rostock.de/pkgsrc-current/DragonFly/HEAD/i386/
> :> A binary bootstrap kit is provided via:
> :> ftp://packages.stura.uni-rostock.de/pkgsrc-current/DragonFly/HEAD/bootstrap/
> :
> :Two more notes you might stumble across. The packages and the bootstrap
> :kit are build for /var/db/pkg as database, so would have to rebuild at
> :least pkg_install and the bootstrap kit, if you want to use another
> :location. The packages include the automatic user/group creation
> :scripts, but there is currently a bug in how they interact with tar for
> :some packages e.g. postfix. Postfix has two files with group maildrop,
> :which is just to be created. Due to design contraints, this is leave
> :files around with the wrong permission. I'm discussing properly fixes
> :with Hubert Freyer and the other pkg_install hackers. I'll try to
> :prepare a list of packages affected by this in the next days. A
> :workaround is installing the package (to get the groups and users),
> :deinstall and reinstall it again.
> :
> :Joerg
>     I was under the impression that appropriate variables in
>     /etc/mk.conf would fix that.  My /etc/mk.conf has:

Yes, but with any location there are pros and cons. If you have only one
package system, it doesn't matter and that is what we have in the long
run anyway. I just wanted to remind others of the location choosen for
the build. The other default (under /usr/pkg) looks IMO even worse.


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