PKGSRC will be officially supported as of the next release

Jonathan Buschmann jonthn at
Fri Sep 2 06:38:32 PDT 2005

Simon 'corecode' Schubert a écrit :

Jonathan Buschmann wrote:

So pkgsrc is the way to go now, but it's as the package management 
system or only as package build system ?

pkgsrc connects those two.


And if it's as the package management system will the pkgview enabled 
by default ?

Isn't that a build option for every package?

I don't know I can only quote that from $NetBSD: PKGVIEWS_UG,v 1.2 
2004/12/01 09:53:01 wiz Exp $

 Next you will need to add the following line to /etc/mk.conf:

	 PKG_INSTALLATION_PREFS=	pkgviews overwrite

 This creates pkgviews packages instead of overwrite packages for any
 packages that support it.  The packages that do support pkgviews
 can be identified by searching the package Makefile for the
 following line:
	 PKG_INSTALLATION_TYPES=	overwrite pkgviews

So it's a build option but the bootstrap doesn't enable that option by 
and without that pkgsrc doesn't fulfill the goal of a package management 
system.for Dfly.
Probably I'm worng with that but I want to know


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