patches to add it). Drop pax from the default USE_TOOLS list. Make bsdtar the default for those places that wanted gtar to extract long links etc, as bsdtar can be built of the tree.
their files via a custom do-install target.
developer is officially maintaining the package. The rationale for changing this from "tech-pkg" to "pkgsrc-users" is that it implies that any user can try to maintain the package (by submitting patches to the mailing list). Since the folks most likely to care about the package are the folks that want to use it or are already using it, this would leverage the energy of users who aren't developers.