Subject: Re: Package System Question, Top Memory Leak
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/08/1997 14:47:46
On Sat, 8 Nov 1997, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:

> I've been seeing various and sundry messages about a stunningly neat
> packages system for NetBSD, which does wondrous things like automatically
> ftping, compiling, and installing random packages at the drop of a key.
> How does this work? I'm running 1.3_ALPHA/mac68k, and my /usr/pkg and
> /usr/pkgsrc directories are sadly barren. `apropos package` gives me, among
> other things:

To get the package source going, you need to get the pkgsrc.tar.gz file

Should we put a copy of this source in the 1.3 distribution?

Take care,