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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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