pkgng suggestion: renaming /usr/sbin/pkg to /usr/sbin/pkg-bootstrap

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Fri Aug 31 09:59:13 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 01:02:06PM -1000, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 08/30/2012 07:32 AM, John Baldwin wrote:
> > On Thursday, August 30, 2012 1:10:24 pm Chris Rees wrote:
> >> On 30 Aug 2012 18:03, "John Baldwin" <jhb at> wrote:
> >>>
> I agree with John on all counts here. Further, the idea of a
> self-installing package, at least for the pkg stuff itself, addresses
> the issue that someone else brought up about how to handle installation
> of pkg by the installer for a new system.

I like the idea of also providing a self-installing package, and it seems really
easy to do, so I'll try to see what I can do in this area I'll wrote a PoC in 5
minutes which looks pretty good, this could also be a very simple and easy way
to integrate into bsdinstaller.

I'll do work in that direction.

Still it doesn't solve the problem of boostrapping pkgng in a fresh new box,
because the user may not know where to download the

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