Subject: Re: Using pkgsrc for an OpenSolaris distro
To: Moinak Ghosh <Moinak.Ghosh@Sun.COM>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.