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Re: pkg_dry on DragonFlyBSD

From: "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 8 May 2009 20:30:05 +0100

On 08 May 2009 17:19:26 GMT
Johannes Hofmann <johannes.hofmann@gmx.de> wrote:

> Simon 'corecode' Schubert <corecode@fs.ei.tum.de> wrote:
> > Johannes Hofmann wrote:
> >> Matthew Dillon <dillon@apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
> >>> :I'm not sure about kqemu - it's very useful, but since it's a kernel
> >>> :module, it has a different status.
> >>> :
> >>> :However, pkg_dry is a "normal" software application, and I suspect
> >>> will :turn into a pkgsrc package quickly.  If that's the case, we
> >>> could just :install it along with other packages as part of the
> >>> installer.  Keeping it :in a /usr/src/ dir could cause some minor
> >>> headaches in terms of updating :it, so pushing it into pkgsrc solves
> >>> that nicely. :
> >>> :In fact, would it be worth packaging DragonFly-specific items in
> >>> pkgsrc :format even if they weren't in pkgsrc CVS?  It'd give us some
> >>> ready-to-go :management tools for software maintenance.
> >>>
> >>>    Hmm.  Maybe.  I'm not so worried about updating... the idea is that
> >>>    the stuff in /usr/src/stuff is not integrated into the build, it's
> >>> just a place to save things.  Once that thing gets integrated
> >>> elsewhere it can be removed from /usr/src/stuff.
> >>>
> >>>    Having a local package sub-tree is an interesting idea.
> >> 
> >> Sounds good to me. Regarding kqemu Joerg suggested on
> >> pkgsrc-wip-discuss not to put BSD* kernel modules into pkgsrc because
> >> of the changing kernel APIs.
> >> But a directory with DragonFly specific pkgsrc directories within the
> >> DragonFly repository could be a solution.
> > 
> > I'd use a separate repository though -- no need to put everything
> > under /usr/src, if we could put it under /usr/pkgsrc/dfly
> Right. That would also make it easy to place it into an existing
> pkgsrc tree.
> What else except the kqemu package could we put there? 

	It might make sense to move the drm kernel modules there.

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