pkgsrc is a package management system for Unix-like systems, including NetBSD, Linux, and macOS. It allows users to easily install, update, and remove software packages from the command line.
To install pkgsrc, first download the repository using
Then extract the downloaded tarball to the
tar -xzf pkgsrc.tar.gz -C /usr
Next, navigate to the
bootstrap directory and run the
cd /usr/pkgsrc/bootstrap ./bootstrap
This will set up the pkgsrc environment and install the necessary tools for managing packages.
To update pkgsrc to the latest version, use the
cd /usr/pkgsrc && cvs update -dP
To install a package using pkgsrc, navigate to the package's directory and run
After the package has been installed, you can clean up the build files by running
bmake clean and remove any unnecessary dependencies with