Subject: Re: gcc3 pkg as main pkgsrc compiler
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/02/2003 11:41:02
"Jeremy C. Reed" <> wrote:
> At one time, over four months ago, it was Debian Linux testing/unstable
> (older than 3.0).

Ah, Debian.  So I take it you had your share of annoyances with perl
being required for dselect et al and, more annoyingly so, Debian not
using libtermcap?

> But no longer. The kernel, X, libtool, gcc, vixie-cron, sh-utils, netkit,
> galeon, everything, is a new Linux distro. (Of course, all built using
> NetBSD's great pkgsrc!)
> Soon I will be announcing this. (I was partly waiting because I thought I
> heard that bootstrap-pkgsrc was going to be announced to the world.)

I'd be highly interested in a detailed article/instructions on how you
replaced your system with what in effect is syspkgs-for-linux.  I'm sure
we would gladly place such documentation on our website.


Wenn ich tot bin, mir soll mal Einer mit Auferstehung oder so
kommen, ich hau ihm eine rein! (Anonym)