Using pkgsrc on Mac OS X

Given NetBSD focus on portability, it’s only logical that pkgsrc is also available on systems other than NetBSD, including Darwin (Mac OS X). Here are some notes showing to bootstrap pkgsrc in unprivileged mode, which means that everything can easily be installed in the user home directory. Before starting, we need to install Xcode Command Line Tools to get a working compiler. Fetching and extracting latest pkgsrc stable release This will create a ~pkgsrc directory:...

November 28, 2014 · 2 min