powerdns meta packages?
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Mon Jan 12 16:54:34 UTC 2015
On Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:42:45 +0000 Joe Holden <lists at rewt.org.uk> wrote
> On 12/01/2015 16:05, Chris H wrote:
> > On Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:10:12 +0000 Joe Holden <lists at rewt.org.uk> wrote
> >> Hi guys,
> >> What is the process for adding/submitting "meta" packages for ports for
> >> example powerdns that have multiple backend options and the default
> >> isn't suitable, or failing that have the ability to install powerdns
> >> with default backend but allow the installation of others?
> >> Currently the port defaults to postgres, in this case I'd like sqlite
> >> backend for some servers (slaves), at the moment I'm just building that
> >> manually but it does mean I can't just do 'pkg upgrade'
> > As I understand it, you want to create a custom "meta-port".
> > You might do well to have a look at some of the other meta-ports
> > available, for the best way to accomplish it for your needs;
> > x11/xorg
> > x11/xorg-minimal
> > x11/xorg-apps
> > lang/php5-extensions
> > are some that come to mind.
> > Best wishes.
> This is what I'd normally do but I was hoping with the new pkg stuff we
> could have some sort of virtual packages but this will do I guess!
> Will need to read up on package building now - seems a bit silly to have
> my own repo just for -mysql, -sqlite type packages though
Well, I thought you might want to make the (meta)port, and submit it.
Then other like-minded people could also benefit from your
contribution. :) If you submit it as a port, the pkg(8) business takes
care of itself.
All the best.
> > --Chris
> >> Cheers,
> >> J
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