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Re: pkg_add and remote packages
> On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 12:22:33AM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>> > On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 11:49:29PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>> >> And I don't see chicken-and-eggs problem. ftp client, pax are already
>> >> in bootstrap.
>> > Ever tried to update them? :-)
>> source based upgrade?
> Binary. In case of bmake source.
I meant that source-based upgrade may be used for this.
I will not repeat you how to solve chicken-and-egg problem.
>> Do you know any platform that don't have ftp client in its base system
>> and/or its own packaging system?
> See again part about the interface between pkg_add and ftp.
ftp talks to ftp server by running different commands
for getting list of packages by file mask, getting package itself etc.
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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