Subject: Re: transition of pkgsrc to a new machine
To: Frank Knappe <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/27/2002 12:11:41
On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, Frank Knappe wrote:

> I will upgrade my machine from 1.5.1 to 1.6 this or next weekened.
> Because I want to correct some mistakes in the old partition scheme
> and other things I will make a complete new install.
> I will save my pkgsrc_distfile directory. Is there any way that I take the
> output of pkg_info and compile/install all these packages on my new
> machine?

        pkg_info -B \* | awk '/PKGPATH/{print $2}' > .../pkgsrc/pkgchk.conf

        Then copy across to new machine, install pkgtools/pkgchk, and run
        'pkg_chk -ak'.

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