[csw-users] Converting from Blastwave with pkgutil

Mike Watters mwatters at opencsw.org
Fri May 8 02:53:30 CEST 2009

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Peter Bonivart wrote:
> On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 12:34 AM, Cody Herriges <c.a.herriges at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When pkgutil became the desired package management tool in Blastwave around
>> the time of the split I switched my entire jumpstart configuration to be
>> more tailored towards the use of pkgutil.  Due to the lack of some key user
>> apps that aren't being updated I have decided to switch over to opencsw.
>>  Any chance we could get a pkgutil package dropped in the root of the
>> opencsw package repository so I can grab the latest pkgutil during my
>> jumpstarts just as easily as I can grab the pkg-get package?
> Must it be available from the official repos or can I offer it from
> another site? Sourceforge?
> I would of course also like it to be available like you describe but
> for some reason I think that your request will be ignored or
> rejected...

Unless I am crazy, I believe pkgutil is in the repository.  I don't know if it
is the latest and greatest, but there is a recipe in the gar repo.
Peter, you are listed as the active maintainer.


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