Part I. The pkgsrc user's guide

Table of Contents

2. Getting help
3. Where to get pkgsrc and how to keep it up-to-date
3.1. Getting pkgsrc for the first time
3.1.1. As tar archive
3.1.2. Via anonymous CVS
3.2. Keeping pkgsrc up-to-date
3.2.1. Via tar files
3.2.2. Via CVS
4. Using pkgsrc on systems other than NetBSD
4.1. Binary distribution
4.2. Bootstrapping pkgsrc
5. Using pkgsrc
5.1. Using binary packages
5.1.1. Finding binary packages
5.1.2. Installing binary packages
5.1.3. Deinstalling packages
5.1.4. Getting information about installed packages
5.1.5. Checking for security vulnerabilities in installed packages
5.1.6. Finding if newer versions of your installed packages are in pkgsrc
5.1.7. Other administrative functions
5.2. Building packages from source
5.2.1. Requirements
5.2.2. Fetching distfiles
5.2.3. How to build and install
6. Configuring pkgsrc
6.1. General configuration
6.2. Variables affecting the build process
6.3. Variables affecting the installation process
6.4. Selecting and configuring the compiler
6.4.1. Selecting the compiler
6.4.2. Additional flags to the compiler (CFLAGS)
6.4.3. Additional flags to the linker (LDFLAGS)
6.5. Developer/advanced settings
6.6. Selecting Build Options
7. Creating binary packages
7.1. Building a single binary package
7.2. Settings for creation of binary packages
8. Creating binary packages for everything in pkgsrc (bulk builds)
8.1. Preparations
8.2. Running a bulk build
8.2.1. Configuration
8.3. Requirements of a full bulk build
8.4. Bulk build variants
8.4.1. Detect unknown configure options
8.4.2. Detect classes of bugs by forcing compiler warnings
8.4.3. Force compiler options only in the build phase
8.4.4. Use custom directories
8.4.5. Turn warnings into errors
8.4.6. Reject packages for which pkglint reports errors
8.4.7. Reject packages that contain forbidden strings
8.4.8. Reject packages whose self-test fails
8.4.9. Reject packages that use undefined shell variables
8.4.10. Turn off verbose logging
8.5. Creating a multiple CD-ROM packages collection
8.5.1. Example of cdpack
9. Directory layout of the installed files
9.1. File system layout in ${LOCALBASE}
9.2. File system layout in ${VARBASE}
10. Frequently Asked Questions
10.1. Are there any mailing lists for pkg-related discussion?
10.2. Utilities for package management (pkgtools)
10.3. How to use pkgsrc as non-root
10.4. How to resume transfers when fetching distfiles?
10.5. How can I install/use modular from pkgsrc?
10.6. How to fetch files from behind a firewall
10.7. How to fetch files from HTTPS sites
10.8. How do I tell make fetch to do passive FTP?
10.9. How to fetch all distfiles at once
10.10. What does Don't know how to make /usr/share/tmac/tmac.andoc mean?
10.11. What does Could not find mean?
10.12. Using 'sudo' with pkgsrc
10.13. How do I change the location of configuration files?
10.14. Automated security checks
10.15. Why do some packages ignore my CFLAGS?
10.16. A package does not build. What shall I do?
10.17. What does Makefile appears to contain unresolved cvs/rcs/??? merge conflicts mean?