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Re: new www.pkgsrc.org - new.pkgsrc.org
from matthew sporleder <msporleder%gmail.com@localhost>:
> I am developing a new page for www.pkgsrc.org to try and better
> represent/market/whatever the project.
> You can find it currently living at:
> I'm happy to take content and styling suggestions.
> I would also love suggestions on how to show more prominence to heavy
> non-NetBSD users of pkgsrc.
This looks like an improvement on www.pkgsrc.org which redirects to a page on
It would be nice to have a package search mechanism, whereby one could search
for a specific package by name.
I would like to see instructions for finding the options of all dependencies
for a big package.
I have this somewhere on a (deeply?) buried piece of paper, but many other
people would be interested too.
One problem with Linux is that there is no BSD-style base system, everything's
a package, even the kernel.
So how to get started with pkgsrc on Linux?
Possibly build a starter system following methods from
Linux From Scratch (www.linuxfromscratch.org) or
Cross Linux From Scratch (http://trac.cross-lfs.org) ?
But one would need up-to-date versions of packages that would be part of a BSD
I could come up with more styling suggestions when I get more time.
It would be nice to see something on Open Solaris forks including OpenIndiana
and SchilliX (schillix.berlioz.de).
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