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Re: pkg_install in base system again

On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 07:42:33AM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 02:34:16AM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 06, 2011 at 07:57:50PM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > > As far as pkg_setup goes, though, I'm not a fan.  The idea of
> > > downloading a binary package that I install on my system is not really
> > > my idea of fun/how it should be done/scalable/nice/unsurprising/neat -
> > > can't we just exec the version in our pkg trees, please.
> > 
> > Which version is that?
> > What is your suggested solution, in detail? I don't get it from this mail.
> Have the master source in pkgsrc.
> Part of bootstrap is installing new pkg_install binaries into ${PREFIX}/sbin.

that's for bootstraping from source, if I understand it properly.
pkg_setup is for bootstraping from an existing binary repository.
I don't want to install pkgsrc on every system I manage, just to get
a working pkg_add to install binary pkgs

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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