Subject: Re: packages(7) man page on non-NetBSD?
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Mark E. Perkins <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 06/08/2007 08:54:32
On 2007/06/08 08:37, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 08:34:31PM -0400, Mark E. Perkins wrote:
>> Where is the packages(7) man page supposed to come from on non-NetBSD systems?
>>  On a Mac OS X system that I bootstrapped many months ago, I have
>> /usr/pkg/man/cat7/packages.0.  On a similar system that I bootstrapped last
>> week, I have no such man page and cannot find(1) it (or anything close) in my
>> pkgsrc tree (from HEAD, updated earlier today).
> All the information in it has been migrated to the pkgsrc guide.
> A pointer to the guide exists in pkgsrc(7).

Thanks.  I had about figured that out, I just need to re-train myself to look
in the Guide for the stuff I used to just say 'man packages' for.

But where does pkgsrc(7) come from?  I'm not finding it anywhere under my
pkgsrc tree (from HEAD).