Subject: Re: bulk build dependancies
To: Malcolm Herbert <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/04/2005 10:31:14
Malcolm Herbert wrote:
> I'm using a chroot environment to build packages which is working well,
> however I'd like to see if I can keep some packages around as the build
> progresses, namely tcsh and screen so that I can have more than one
> session in the chroot area ... 
> what's the best way to specify this?

Do you already know BULK_PREREQ? Just add these lines to your mk.conf:

     BULK_PREREQ+=  misc/screen
     BULK_PREREQ+=  shells/tcsh

Alternatively you could install these packages into another LOCALBASE 
and adjust your PATH.