Subject: Re: KDE pkg install
To: matthew sporleder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brian Asemi <email@example.com>
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 ftp.netbsd.org. 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 X.org 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 X.org users :).