Subject: Re: binary packages for fusefs and fusefs-sshfs
To: George N <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/28/2006 21:33:39
On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 02:38:15PM -0400, George N wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I am developing an embedded system based on NetBSD and running on a flash 
> memory card. I need to install the packages "fusefs" and "fusefs-sshfs" 
> both of which are part of pkgsrc. Unfrotunately I cannot find a binary 
> version of these packages. Compiling from source on the embedded system is 
> out of the question, there is not enough space to download the entire 
> pkgsrc collection and compile these two packages. Could you please tell me 
> is there are unofficial binaries for these two packages somewhere? Also if 
> that's not an option, then could you please tell me if it is possible to 
> compile these packages from source on another system running the same 
> kernel and version of NetBSD and then somehow taking the binaries and 
> installing them on the embedded system? Any help will be very appreciated.
> Thanks.

Sure, you can run 'make package' on another NetBSD system and pkg_add the
resulting .tgz files. 

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference