Subject: Re: Adding DESTDIR support to pkg_add
To: Moinak Ghosh <Moinak.Ghosh@Sun.COM>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/09/2006 15:25:48
On Tue, 10 Jan 2006, Moinak Ghosh wrote:
>  distribution and was thinking of doing a chroot for harddisk install. But 
> this will
>  require copying a minimal chroot environment to harddisk prior to running 
> Pkgsrc
>  to install the system packages.

Do you understand that pkgsrc is for compiling only,
and that pkg_add is for binary (precompiled) packages?
Seriously, I don't think you want pkgsrc (== compiling) when installing
a system. Unless you're Gentoo. ;)

In summary, this should benefit your system, too.

  - Hubert