Subject: Re: pkg_comp on other platforms
To: Louis Guillaume <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/20/2006 13:56:42
On 6/19/06, Louis Guillaume <> wrote:
> pkg_comp is ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM= NetBSD-*-* for obvious reasons.
> But I find it to be such a wonderful tool I'd be interested in helping
> to identify the minimum required components in the chroot environment on
> Linux, AIX and Mac OS X.
> Has anyone else begun work on this?

Just as a FYI, pkg_comp will not work at all on Interix -- too many
tools on that platform are wrapping around Win32 tools that are
forbidden from running in a chroot environment.  As to the other
platforms, go for it!

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>