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

Garrett Cooper yanegomi at
Fri Aug 31 15:56:26 UTC 2012

On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 2:59 AM, Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at> wrote:
> 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.


> 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

A bit self-referential, but why not do something similar to what I
proposed on

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