Subject: Re: Automatically starting programs...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Grace <email@example.com>
Date: 08/14/2002 18:13:19
>>> firstname.lastname@example.org 14/08/2002 18:07:31 >>>
> [ On Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at 11:02:09 (+1000), Richard Grace =
> > Subject: Re: Automatically starting programs...
> > After determining what is installed (make -n, etc.) and
> > what else is required, I usually build a package. It's become
> > a habit after some years as a Solaris admin.
> Ah ha! Very good! Well I keep /usr/local as that "other place" and
> /usr/pkg for installed packaged software. However I don't package
> everything that I use -- only if I also install it on someone else's
> machine and even then often only if I expect I'll have to support it in
> the future. :-)
And there's always the FreeBSD ports collection, and the
ever helpful /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/port2pkg tool.