Subject: Re: request for some additions to pkgsrc: FreeBSD 'BSDPAN', PERL_BUILD and pkg_create -b (see pr 17684)
To: George Michaelson <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/23/2005 20:51:58
On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 02:27:50PM +1000, George Michaelson wrote:
> I'd like to ask for discussion on some changes to the pkgsrc framework. 
> [...]
> Second, the FreeBSD pkg_create -b option which makes a .tgz from the
> installed binary, irrespective of having pkgsrc/<area>/<app> (which is
> required for the pkgsrc make package phase)

You want pkgtools/pkg_tarup for this. Works fine for the packages I use.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference