Missing man-pages for pkgsrc

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Mon May 14 03:46:37 PDT 2007

On Sat, May 12, 2007 at 07:58:08PM +0200, Sascha Wildner wrote:
> IMO the pkgsrc.7 -> packages.7 link and the mk.conf manpage should be 
> part of the bootstrap so that not each system that uses pkgsrc have to 
> provide their own.

No, it should not be. The bootstrap contains only the essientell parts
to get the infrastructure running. Just because it is useful is not a
reason to get it into the bootstrap.

The package that used to contain packages.7 (pkgtools/pkgmanpages) was
removed because it was outdated and the redundant to the pkgsrc guide.
The latter should be considered the authoritive set and can be found in


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