cvs commit: ports/archivers Makefile ports/archivers/deb2targz Makefile distinfo pkg-descr

Marcus Alves Grando mnag at
Wed Sep 28 11:59:22 PDT 2005

Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 04:37:35PM +0000, Marcus Alves Grando wrote:
>>mnag        2005-09-28 16:37:35 UTC
>>  FreeBSD ports repository
>>  Modified files:
>>    archivers            Makefile 
>>  Added files:
>>    archivers/deb2targz  Makefile distinfo pkg-descr 
>>  Log:
>>  New port
>>  deb2targz is a very small perl script for converting Debian Linux .deb packages
>>  to a .tar.gz. deb2targz does not need any external programs like 'ar' or 'tar'.
> I really think that it's about time for us to augment the meaning of
> "converters" category (right now it only says about character code
> conversions).  There lots of software in ports already that are best
> described by being a _converter_, and IMHO lots of our users would start
> looking for one exactly in this category, and would probably get frustrated
> to find out it's not there.

I think converters are only to character converters and i think that
users use "make search", because it's more easy.


Marcus Alves Grando
Grupos Internet S/A

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