[csw-maintainers] the future of pkg-get...

Ben Walton bwalton at opencsw.org
Thu Sep 8 12:26:06 CEST 2011

If it will deliver working functionality (and the man page) I don't think it should be named stub.

So: alternatives, no alternatives but working functionality or stub with deprecation notice binary?


"Igor Galić" <igalic at opencsw.org> wrote:

----- Original Message -----
> Excerpts from Maciej Bliziński's message of Wed Sep 07 16:41:01 -0400
> 2011:
> > I was thinking about a scenario where alternatives are used. The
> > default implementation would be the one cited above, and the second
> > choice would be the original pkg-get, which you would choose if you
> > really really wanted to. This way, we get people to understand
> > what's going on, but we don't take away the ability to use the
> > tool.
> Or we could just place the working tool as
> /opt/csw/bin/pkg-get.deprecated (unsupported?) and require people to
> use it with that name if they want it still?

Would this option still include a pkg_get_stub ?

> Thanks
> -Ben
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> Ben Walton
> Systems Programmer - CHASS
> University of Toronto
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