Subject: Re: transition of pkgsrc to a new machine
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/27/2002 09:39:31
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?

This exact question was just asked on netbsd-users this week.  The
suggested solutions work very well.


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