Subject: Re: new pkg_select development release
To: iMil <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/05/2005 10:05:55
On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 09:54:47AM +0100, iMil wrote:
> here comes a new version of pkg_select, a curses package management
> interface i've written during this year.
> Among some fixes comes a new feature requested by some of you during the
> past months: the possibility to manage packages with a simple local
> direcory full of binary packages, i.e. without any previous pkgsrc
> hierarchy installed. 

Do you need to download these binary packages yourself, or can the program
do that for you, looking at /var/db/pkg ?