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From: drobbins@g.o
Subject: Re: Simple question : installing packages
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 14:10:58 -0700
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

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Daniel Robbins					<drobbins@g.o>
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