Subject: Re: Linux binary emulation
To: Christian Goetz <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/18/2005 11:44:39
On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Christian Goetz wrote:
> I'm trying to find the correct way to install linux software under
> binary emulation.
> cd /usr/pkg/emul/linux
> chroot /usr/pkg/emul/linux
> .......... and then rpm ....? (no rpm under /emul/linux/...)
> This seems to me a correct way to get linux software installed under NetBSD.
> I assume that the rest of packages should be fetched from slackware
> Can anybody confirm that's the way to go ?
Use pkgsrc to install the software you need. Pkgsrc includes a wide
variety of Linux software.
If you need rpm, maybe install pkgsrc/misc/rpm.
If you want slackware software, you could just extract the tarballs to
your own directories (or to your emul directories).
Jeremy C. Reed
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