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Re: binary pkgsrc on freebsd?

On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 02:11:49PM +1100, Malcolm Herbert wrote:
> How far does the binary compatability between *BSD derivatives extend?

Somewhere between non-existant and irrelevant.

> Can I run packages compiled for NetBSD on a FreeBSD host or do I need to
> compile them all from scratch?

The latter.

> Is there a repository of binary packages
> available for FreeBSD as there is for NetBSD?

Not that I am aware of.

> Can I use the wonderful
> PKG_PATH variable to pull packages in via a local FTP repository as I do
> now?

If you have one :)


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