Subject: Re: how-to package
To: Bernd Sieker <>
From: David Burgess <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/23/2000 08:54:45
There's a 'port2pkg' package that gets a really good start on the 
FreeBSD to NetBSD conversion process already.  Just follow the
instructions in the readme that comes with that and you should be
in fair shape.

Bernd Sieker wrote:
> On 23.05.00, 03:23:01, Mocha wrote:
> > there used to be a document on netbsd's website about how to make a package
> > from a source file or port from freebsd. i can't find it anymore. anyone
> > have a link?
> The file "Packages" in the top level directory of the pkgsrc tree
> contains the "Package Constructor's Guide", which should answer most
> questions about how to make a package.
> To get a starting template, using "url2pkg" is quite helpful.
> >
> >
> --
> Bernd Sieker
> NetBSD: No Sh;t!
>                 -- Andrew Gillham