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Re: musings about pkgsrc under Solaris

> Hi!

> After trying pkgsrc on several Solaris boxes in the last two months, I
> have summarized some of my experiences:


> I know there are several other guides out there (the pkgsrc guide
> itself, the Wiki on But I had the impression, that some
> problems I encountered were not mentioned there.

> Of course, comments are welcome.
Instead of OBJHOSTNAME, I'd recommend WRKOBJDIR.
This allows to keep pkgsrc source tree read only.

For pkgsrc gcc as a bootstrap compiler I personally whould prefer
external PREFIX, for example, /usr/pkg_gcc.
This can simplify running bulk builds.

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.

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