Subject: Re: KDE pkg install
To: matthew sporleder <>
From: Brian Asemi <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/02/2006 01:14:11
matthew sporleder wrote:
>>>I went through all of that for years.  Then I learned about pkg_comp.   That helped a lot because it builds packages without disrupting your enjoyment of your computer.
>>>After a couple of years of that, I got tired of waiting for pkg_comp.  I decided that I wanted my computer to be more of an appliance and less of a hobby, so when NetBSD 3.0 came out, I gave up pkg_comp.  Now, I just use the binary packages on  It's such a joy to not have to wait around for packages to build.  They just install!
>>I would use them, but I use from pkgsrc, and all of the binary
>>pkgs on the FTP are built with the base X11 :/.
> Do your own bulk-builds of pkgsrc using xorg.  :)

If I ever have a spare machine powerful enough to make this worthwhile, 
I plan on it :).

For now, I use pkg_tarup - if I remember - on most of the stuff I 
install and upload it to my webserver for fellow users :).