[csw-maintainers] pkgutil version updates on the mirror roots? Make pkgutil package ARCH=all?

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Tue Sep 29 11:36:25 CEST 2009

Hi Sebastian,

Am 28.09.2009 um 22:23 schrieb Sebastian Kayser:
> Philip Brown wrote on 28.09.2009 22:15:
>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:12 PM, Sebastian Kayser <skayser at opencsw.org 
>> > wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> pkgutil was placed straight at the mirror root a while ago to  
>>> facilitate
>>> downloading, but it doesn't seem to get updates. The version  
>>> floating
>>> around [1,2] is 1.5, most recent pkgutil is 1.7. Could this please  
>>> be
>>> fixed (and be kept in sync in the future pleeeaase :).
>>> ....
>>> I see, the package contains a wget which is platform specific.  
>>> Couldn't
>>> we just include two wgets (wget.i386, wget.sparc)?
>> for the record, that's exactly we provide "two wgets" binaries, in  
>> the
>> mirror root itself, directly.
>> Kinda silly to include yet another wget binary wrapped in a package  
>> at
>> that level, isnt it?
> As a user, i never cared about those wgets in particular. What i cared
> about and still do care about is a working and easily distributable
> package utility.

I am in favor of making an exception here for ARCHALL too. If it helps
making the user experience easier wgets should be included, for pkg-get
and pkgutil.

Best regards

   -- Dago

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