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Re: Binary packages on NetBSD: Importing pkg(8) from FreeBSD?

Couldn't pkgtools/genpkgng be used in bulk to simply mirror a pkg repo
to a pkgng repo ?

2014-10-14 10:11 GMT+02:00 Youri Mouton <>:
> Yes, sorry. I have forwarded the message to the list.
> 2014-10-14 10:09 GMT+02:00 Martin Husemann <>:
>> On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 10:05:21AM +0200, Youri Mouton wrote:
>>> Freebsd's pkg would be interesting to have as an alternative to pkgin
>>> lacking a few features; but shouldn't freebsd packages generated from
>>> pkgsrc rather than adding NetBSD pkg_* package support in upstream
>>> freebsd pkg ?
>> You probably wanted to ask that on the list?
>> As a "native" NetBSD pkg manager it would not fly to use FreeBSD binary pkg
>> format, the project will generate only one set of binaries for each arch/
>> branch and not everyone will use "pkg". Having to download all pkgs and
>> then converting the locally would be painfull.
>> Martin

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