[OpenIndiana-discuss] Package lists

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Sun Oct 24 18:23:16 UTC 2010

taemun wrote:
> Lastly, I'd love to see some kind of alias system worked out for pkg,
> whereby typing "pkg install libvorbis" can work out by itself that libvorbis
> is part of the ogg_vorbis pkg, and just go get that. Having to type pkg
> search libvorbis*, then work out what you want manually is a bit time
> consuming. 

You can sort of do that today, by creating a libvorbis package that delivers
no files, just depends on ogg_vorbis - you might even mark it as renamed so
that it doesn't show up as a package in the installed package list, to reduce

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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