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Re: pkg_install in base system again

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 07:35, Alistair Crooks <> wrote:
> My point is that I can choose any point in time to use a snapshot of
> -current to build a system around. That is neither here nor there, as
> far as pkgsrc is concerned. But who will build a pkg_install for me in
> pkgsrc for me to download a binary package? And how can I be convinced of
> the provenance of that binary?

In this case, there will be no binary packages for your snapshot
anyway, so the point is moot. Just unpack pkgsrc and bootstrap from


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