Subject: Re: .tar.gz archives for NetBSD user space
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/16/2006 09:34:29
> I would like to create pkgsrc packages for some of NetBSD user space
> But I cannot find archives for them at NetBSD ftp site.
Someone has to volunteer to do this.
> It will be ideal if NetBSD team provide something like this:
What do these numbers mean? The NetBSD release version?
I was thinking there was already a package of NetBSD's own grep, but I
don't see it.
NetBSD's official grep if from GNU. Use pkgsrc/sysutils/coreutils version
of grep. (src/usr.bin/grep is available but not official yet.)
NetBSD's official awk is nawk (version 20050424) which is also in
> Is it possible? Or is there more elegant way to download sources
> other than file by file using cvs?
Usually someone grabs some snapshot of the source. They customize to make
it easily buildable on other platforms and/or provide installation
documentation. Give it some version. And tar it up. There are examples in