Subject: Re: Seeking pkgsrc guru.
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Ben Collver <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/20/2004 13:16:40
On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 02:57:16PM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In particular, I am very curious about the history of pkgsrc, and my initial
> poking around has found very little documentation about this.  I know it's
> a NetBSDism, but I can't find a Design & Implementation document, or anything
> entirely similar.  (Although the pkgsrc documentation is, indeed, wonderful.)

pkgsrc was derived from the FreeBSD ports system, so its history may be
a bit of a FreeBSDism as well.