[OpenIndiana-discuss] Package lists

Alasdair Lumsden alasdairrr at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 22:58:20 UTC 2010

On 24 Oct 2010, at 19:23, Alan Coopersmith wrote:

> 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
> confusion.

Thanks for that suggestion - that sounds quite sane and useful!


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