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Re: Difference between regular pkgsrc and Joyent pkgsrc?

* On 2020-01-27 at 01:54 GMT, Thomas Mueller wrote:

> What is the difference between regular pkgsrc, downloaded by cvs
> from NetBSD site, and Joyent's fork?

The branches are documented here:

> There was a message that I can't find any more, about some packages
> in Joyent's fork that are not in regular pkgsrc.

You might be thinking of, this
is just an additional repository, not a fork, of packages we are
working on that aren't yet ready for mainline pkgsrc, or may never be

> I keep up with regular pkgsrc by cvs but have not downloaded
> Joyent's version.

I wouldn't recommend using our bits unless you have a specific reason
for doing so, for example if you are using our binary packages.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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