Subject: RE: Building 1.6.1 pkgsrc with -current
To: Conrad T. Pino <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/06/2004 10:17:54
On Sun, 4 Jan 2004, Conrad T. Pino wrote:

> > About documentation, perhaps the pkg_comp's manual page will be
> > enough...
> ...sigh, if only that were so.  I for one could use a HOW-TO on
> the Subject of this message.  Does one exist?

The short version of how to use pkg_comp goes along the lines of

pkg_comp maketemplate
vi $HOME/pkg_comp/default.conf
pkg_comp makeroot
pkg_comp build meta-pkgs/kde3
pkg_comp removeroot

Make sure you have nullfs in your kernel, and make sure you have the
install sets you wish to use handy before doing this.

Gillette - the best a man can forget