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README

$NetBSD: README,v 1.1.1.1 2004/03/11 13:03:59 grant Exp $

To try to get pkgsrc working on your system, please try the following
as root:

# ./bootstrap [ --prefix=${PREFIX} ] [ --pkgdbdir=${PKGDBDIR} ] \
	[ --pkgsrcdir=${PKGSRCDIR} ]

The defaults for the arguments are as follows:

	--prefix	/usr/pkg
	--pkgdbdir	/var/db/pkg
	--pkgsrcdir	/usr/pkgsrc

It is perfectly acceptable to place ${PKGDBDIR} under ${PREFIX}.

Make sure that you have a working C compiler and make(1) binary in
your path.

See http://www.netbsd.org/Documentation/software/packages.html for
more information about bootstrapping and using pkgsrc.

We'd be very interested in hearing of any successes or failures on
"unknown" (to us) systems.
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