Subject: Re: Using pkgsrc for an OpenSolaris distro
To: Moinak Ghosh <Moinak.Ghosh@Sun.COM>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/30/2005 16:42:52
On Fri, 30 Dec 2005, Moinak Ghosh wrote:
>  Thanks for the info. I am actually looking at Pkgsrc to be the native 
> packaging mechanism
>  for BeleniX with an SVR4 compatibility layer. In addition to the ability to 
> generate Solaris
>  packages I am also thinking about working on a way to do the reverse. That 
> is convert
>  SVR4 packages to Pkgsrc format - something like what is done by dpkg alien 
> in Debian.

There's something similar already for RPM, look for rpm2pkg or so.

  - Hubert