Subject: Re: console scrollback ?
To: Mirko Thiesen <>
From: uhel <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/08/2004 15:51:25

> On Wed, 8 Dec 2004, Zafer Aydogan wrote:


>> I think, not only me, but we, need a packaging system, that works far 
>> more
>> easier and quicker. Like drag and drop or click and go, just install and
>> run.
>> I mean it's really frustating, if you like, admire and try to spread the
>> word on an Operation System that you like, that is so much unflexible 
>> and therefore unusable.

you can build packages in a chroot environment using pkg_comp...
Maybe this article helps:
"pkg_comp (or: how I learned to stop worrying and build pkgsrc in a

> <IMHO> I completely disagree with you on this one. PkgSrc is - and has
> been for quite some time - one of NetBSD's strongest benefits. If you need
> "drag and drop", why don't you use precompiled binary packages then? In
> many cases, binary packages "just work".

But in some cases you can't get any binaries because the licence
disallows distributing binaries... 


> </IMHO>

>> Best Regards, Zafer.

> Bye, K&K,
> T-Zee

Regards Uli