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

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Mon Jan 30 09:26:20 CET 2012


Am 20.01.2012 um 21:23 schrieb Ben Walton:
> Excerpts from Dagobert Michelsen's message of Fri Jan 20 15:22:19 -0500 2012:
>> Ok. But keep in mind we already removed pkg-get from there without
>> symlinking.
> A fair point.
>>>> 2. Remove static wget binaries completely as a static wget is now
>>>>  also shipped with pkgutil.pkg
>>> Again, this might break scripts but I agree in principle.
>> Why? Do you think they wget the wget?
> Doh!  You're right. :)
>>>> 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.
>>> What's the advantage of this approach?
>> Please see my other mail to Peter.
> Ok.  I'm good with the proposal and if Peter wants to change that wget
> handling done by pkgutil, he knows best. :)

I have now pushed the change by deleting the wgets and the arch-specific pkgutil

Best regards

  -- Dago

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