Subject: Re: tracking freebsd/openbsd pkg_?
To: William Allen Simpson <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/28/2003 00:30:24
On Sat, 27 Sep 2003 18:22:55 -0400
William Allen Simpson <> wrote:

> "Jeremy C. Reed" wrote:
> > 
> > Is there some feature that you want?
> > 
> Well, last June I posted pkg/21980 for the capability of using, for 
> example, `pkg_add screen` or `pkg_add misc/screen` and it would find 
> a binary package, or FTP/CVS just the appropriate pkgsrc (without all 
> the rest), and compile and install. 
> I know that others have this capability, so I thought I'd take a look, 
> assuming I'm not tromping in somebody here's territory.  So, I asked. 

I just read your PR and I was searching your patch, but I can't find anything.

BTW have you tried:

$ export

And later:

$ pkg_add <your_package> 

Yeah, FreeBSD has the '-r' option ... but we have the same using PKG_PATH more
or less.

Juan RP <juan AT xtraeme DOT UnixBSD DOT org>