OpenCSW question about package CSWpm-dbd-sybase-freetds

Dagobert Michelsen dam at
Fri Sep 12 15:54:09 CEST 2014

Hi Jeremy,

Am 12.09.2014 um 15:48 schrieb jérémy Blondel < at>:
> I understand now the process and the utility of pkgutil :)
> However, pkgutil needs rsync to synchronize mirror on local (target machine), and rsync is not available on the machine..

You can use any method you want, rsync is just most efficient.

> I don't see any other solution than :
> - Install pkgutil from with pkgadd command
> - Install rsync from same url with pkgadd *****
> - Install pm_dbd_sybase_freetds with pkgutil (by previously adjusting pkgutil.conf)
> Could you please confirm ?
> ***** The issue is that rsync needs LOT OF dependencies for which I have to install manually also..

No! You install pkgutil manually and then everything with pkgutil.

> Additional questions : 
> What is the size of the local mirror following the rsync ? 
> Is there any solution to ONLY rsync the package pm_dbd_sybase_freetds from mirror to local mirror instead of retrieve the whole mirror ?

You can use any method you want, rsync is just most efficient. You can also
use the alternative process

See also the usage examples at which also works from a Linux box.

Best regards

  — Dago

"You don't become great by trying to be great, you become great by wanting to do something,
and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process." - xkcd #896

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