Subject: Re: Checklist for FreeBSD pkg conversion
To: Benjamin Lorenz <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/24/1998 12:42:22
Benjamin Lorenz writes:
> I like the package mechanism very much -- but it seems that there
> are a lot of FreeBSD ports left to be "ported" to NetBSD...
> I am willing to adapt some of the more important packages (from my point
> of view, of course :-)), the gnats database for example. What I would need
> is some kind of "checklist" what to change (files, pathnames, etc...)
> So, can someone provide me with some instructions? 
> Thank you very much!

There is a file called Packages.txt refered to in the README in
pkgsrc/ that is of substantial help in doing this sort of thing.