author hubertf <>
Tue, 06 Jan 1998 19:51:52 +0000
changeset 626 5fe020e76b81
child 654 dc3b8c71aced
permissions -rw-r--r--
Some descriptive text.

Welcome to the NetBSD Packages System

Below this directory, you will find packages to build (compiled) programs
from sources. To do so, cd into one of the sub-directories, and enter:

	make install

To make a precompiled binary package that can be installed on another
system, enter

	make package

after that. The precompiled package will be placed in the "packages" 
subdirectory. A collection of precompiled binary packages can be found
on in /pub/NetBSD/packages. To install a precompiled 
binary package, hand it's filename or an ftp://-URL pointing to it to

See for more
information on the packages system.