Subject: Re: getting pkgsrc to PREFER_NATIVE
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Anthony de Almeida Lopes <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/16/2004 15:24:23
is there a way to fake installs yet? i saw something about that in a PDF
from a presentation done on the 'roadmap of pkgsrc' or something..
otherwise, otherwise can i just fake entries to /var/db/pkg?

thanks again,

> On Fri, 16 Jul 2004, Anthony de Almeida Lopes wrote:
> PREFER_* is used by in the system.
> You can not use it to choose the "perl" you want.
> > i have the same version of perl that pkgsrc is trying into install but
> in
> > /usr.
> >
> > i really don't pkgsrc duplicating packages i already have installed, is
> > there another way to deal with this?
> Sorry, we don't support using native perl as the pkgsrc perl.
> This was discussed on tech-pkg in the "pkg_install/libnbcompat on OpenBSD"
> thread in September 2003. (We need a pkgsrc FAQ.)
>  Jeremy C. Reed
>  	  	 	 technical support & remote administration

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