[csw-maintainers] RFC: Drop arch-specific packages of pkgutil and static from primary mirror

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Fri Jan 20 21:20:54 CET 2012

Hi Peter,

Am 20.01.2012 um 21:12 schrieb Peter Bonivart:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 8:43 PM, Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
>> 1. Drop outdated, arch-specific pkgutil-i386.pkg and pkgutil-sparc.pkg
>>   Alternatively we could link that to pkgutil.pkg, but I would remove them
>>   to make a cleaner toplevel.
> Yes.
>> 2. Remove static wget binaries completely as a static wget is now also shipped
>>   with pkgutil.pkg
> Yes.
>> 3. The pkgutil build recipe currently just copies in the static binaries from
>>   the sourceforge zip. I suggest building a static wget during the pkgutil
>>   build phase. The wget recipe already contains a modulation for a static build.
> Why? We know the current ones work and it's just a last resort anyway.
> If you have wget in /opt/csw/bin, /usr/local/bin, /usr/sfw/bin or
> /usr/bin it will be used before the included one.

It is just an idea to make the build recipe easier to update.
If there is now a version bump of wget it needs to be shuffled
around manually. Anyway, that was a solution for a problem we don't
have :-)

> Does the wget recipe build a static version? The above mentioned wget
> binaries are not really static but they do not link to anything
> outside Solaris.

Right, thats what I meant.

Best regards

  -- Dago

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