[nycbug-talk] Reading Solaris packages in FreeBSD

David Rio Deiros driodeiros at gmail.com
Thu May 11 01:29:03 EDT 2006

On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 01:42:57PM -0400, Anthony Elizondo wrote:
> I basically want to be able to peek into Solaris packages (SVR4
> datastream files) on my FreeBSD machine. Is there a way to do that?

Just open the pkg file with your favorite editor and take a look to             
the headers. There you will find all the information                            
about the package, including the files it's going to install and                
the dependancies.                                                               
Also, there is a tool called alien that supports pkg so you could               
convert the package to a tarball.                                               
Read this also:                                                                 

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