Subject: Re: is there still need for devel/bmake and devel/mk-files?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/06/2003 13:47:54
On Fri, 6 Jun 2003, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> I want *every* program to be registered.
> Maybe I am the only one ... but I use pkgsrc under Linux with all software
> via pkgsrc and registered as a package.
> I don't want to have to use bootstrap-pkgsrc on my Linux systems. I want
> to do a "pkg_add bmake bc file gcc3 mawk tnftp mk-files", untar the
> pkgsrc.tar.gz and be ready to use it.

Where does "pkg_add" come from? Is there a RedHat rpm for it?