Subject: Re: exporting a package and everything it requires
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/24/2004 22:30:43
On Fri, 24 Dec 2004, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> I have a machine that has installed all of the packages I want to
> install on another machine. (To be precise, it's kde.) I know I can
> do 'pkg_tarup kde' to get a tarball; it will also list a number of
> other packages that it requires. Those, in turn, will require other
> packages which I'll need to package up. Is there any easy way to start
> with a package name and get everything that's needed? I suspect that
> pkgdepgraph can do it, but I haven't figured out the proper option(s)
> and/or scripts.
Try "pkg_tarup -a kdebase3" or "pkg_tarup_all kdebase3".
I don't know what meta-package to use.
Anyways, I have also simple ran pkg_tarup on all installed packages for
reuse on other machines and it has worked fine. In that case though it may
get more than you expected.
Jeremy C. Reed
technical support & remote administration