Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Brian Snipes <bsnipes@×××××××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Simple question : installing packages
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 14:27:34
Message-Id: 200101112120.f0BLKRB10228@pink.snsnet.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Simple question : installing packages by drobbins@gentoo.org
Many thanks.... Any plans on adding the info to the web page are is the distribution still to be considered for developers only?

Brian Snipes

On Thu, 11 Jan 2001 14:10:58 -0700
drobbins@g.o wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 02:02:42PM -0600, Brian Snipes wrote: > > > The web site doesn't specify how to install the tbz2 packages after the > > initial install of Gentoo. The only instructions are to copy the packages > > you want to /mnt/gentoo/tmp before reboot. What is the 'proper' way to do > > package installs? When you copy the files to the tmp dir should you copy the > > directories structure also or can you just copy the tbz2 files to a dir you > > create in tmp? > > You can just move over the packages you want to install. The correct way to > install them is to type: > > # pkgmerge package.tbz2 > > -- > Daniel Robbins <drobbins@g.o> > President/CEO http://www.gentoo.org > Gentoo Technologies, Inc.

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