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Re: pkg_comp HOWTO (Was: pkgsrc)
On Sun, 8 Feb 2009, Herb Peyerl wrote:
On Feb 8, 2009, at 7:40 AM, David Brownlee wrote:
Could you feed back some suggestions on what is missing from
the pkgsrc guide? Even if you only list a few of the things
that caught you it can definitely help the next person trying
to use pkgsrc on an obscure platform.
My recurring complaint is the difficulty in upgrading a machine's /usr/pkg to
something newer... The whole pkg_comp thing, once understood, is cool and
does work well... But the road to understanding is paved with the corpses of
Not to mention we don't even document the procedure... The "how I learned to
stop worrying and build pkgsrc in a chroot" document is an external link that
is a 404... How pathetic is that?
Thats pretty lame. I found a copy via the waybackmachine. I've
emailed the author asking if he would mind it being added to
the NetBSD documentation.
Alternatively, does anyone have a reference to a good howto on
using pkg_comp, or better still some suggested text to add to the
(Please trim netbsd-users%netbsd.org@localhost from any further
interested parties please continue on pkgsrc-users%netbsd.org@localhost)
David/absolute -- www.NetBSD.org: No hype required --
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