git: dsynth - Improve compatibility with newer pkg's

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Thu Dec 12 12:38:58 PST 2019

commit 7f2422cff2526f05b2fe37ad1986c342c1790fdb
Author: Matthew Dillon <dillon at>
Date:   Thu Dec 12 12:35:30 2019 -0800

    dsynth - Improve compatibility with newer pkg's
    * pkg is going through a bit of an evolution in its support for
      suffixes other than .txz, causing some issues with the generation
      of the database and meta file that 'pkg install' fetches.
    * In versions before 1.12 pkg always generated .txz database and
      meta files, but pkg install looked for the suffix specified in
      meta.txz for the database files.
      In this case the database files have to be recompressed to
      the requested suffix.
    * In versions >= 1.12 (up until the next fix), pkg generates
      the requested suffix, but unfortunately also for the meta file
      too whereas pkg install still looks for 'meta.txz'.
      In this case the meta.<suffix> file has to be recompressed
      using xz to a .txz.
    * At some future point pkg repo and pkg install will match up,
      and dsynth may need another commit then.
      In this case no recompression will be needed to make pkg repo
      and pkg install play nicely with each other.

Summary of changes:
 usr.bin/dsynth/repo.c | 62 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------
 1 file changed, 45 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)

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