Subject: Re: Using binary packages as dependencies
To: Michal Pasternak <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/17/2004 12:57:36
On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Michal Pasternak wrote:
> how do I make pkgsrc use binary (precompiled) packages as dependencies for
> the packages I compile?

DEPENDS_TARGET=	bin-install

There's also a variable that you can set to locations of binary pkgs for
pkg_add... BINPKG_SITES or so (no pkgsrc here to grep).

  - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>