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Old 2nd July 2008
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Hello,

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Possibly not related to "shrinking BSD" but to resurrect the thread a bit, if you want to compile ports and DON'T want to get the ports tree OR install porteasy (which will handle the dependencies port skeletons as well) you could do it "the manual way" using cvs that comes with the base, as explained in this hack in BSD Hacks book:

Build a Port Without the Ports Tree
I am sure the answer is yes, but - does the same apply to pkgsrc? And if so, how? (at least point me to the documentation)
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Frankly I don't know, I never tried it as I'm fairly new to NetBSD and pkgsrc. If I get some time tonight I will try to play around with it and check (I'm not home ATM).
See this:

http://osdir.com/ml/netbsd.devel.pkg.../msg00024.html
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OK, I just tested it quickly, it seems to work:
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cvs co pkgsrc/mk
cvs pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkgfind
And I could compile and install the tool. Will do some more testing later.
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Wow. That fit PC is awesome to put a *NIX on it. Any local store in Panamá (the country) that stocks them?
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If you are concerned about available space on a harddrive, just run a live version off your cd-rom.
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I use my OpenBSD system on my 3 gb partition without problem.
Obviously i use a window manager (icewm) and don't the fat desktop manager.
I don't use heavy file manager as nautilus or the equivalent available on kde (i use xfe).
Doing the appropriate choices is possible.

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Remember only that on BSD system you should have a primary partition available.
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