Subject: Re: base system + pkgsrc software
To: pkgsrc-users <>
From: Lieven De Keyzer <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 08/16/2007 11:29:01
On 8/16/07, Jeremy C. Reed <> wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Aug 2007, Lieven De Keyzer wrote:
> > > p.s. Since you use Linux from Scratch, you should simplify it as much as
> > > possible and use pkgsrc components. I have done this a lot for a few years
> > > to build pkgsrc-only Linux systems.
> > >
> > Another question on this matter: is everything on such a Linux system
> > installed under /usr?
> In my case, my LOCALBASE is /usr and my PKG_SYSCONFBASE=/etc. And I have
> some packages that copy some essential tools to /bin and /sbin.

Since all the mirrors of the pslinux packages no longer seem to host
them, could you provide me with the Makefiles of those essential
packages? I don't feel experienced enough with pkgsrc to write them