[nycbug-talk] ports [was re: BSD on a desktop]
Mon Aug 2 23:07:40 EDT 2004
On Sun 2004.08.01 at 10:58 -0500, Pete Wright wrote:
> i don't have the ports tree
> installed on any of my OpenBSD machines right now, how do they handle
> the download and extracting of source code?
not sure exactly what the question is, but the infrastructure grabs the
source from MASTER_SITES, checks distinfo (md5/rmd160/sha1), then
extracts into the workdir - just like the other porting systems....it
is just that openbsd does this as a normal user, as does pkgsrc.
not sure if i answered the question i didn't get ;)
> Also, I thought NetBSD used pkgsrc tho, while OpenBSD uses a FreeBSD
> ports. man 7 ports(OpenBSD):
> " The OpenBSD Ports Collection (shamelessly stolen from the FreeBSD Ports
> Collection) offers a simple way for users and administrators to install
true, initially, but it has changed quite a bit since then...
Okan Demirmen <okan at demirmen.com>
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