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Date:      Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:30:04 +0000
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        gahn <ipfreak@yahoo.com>, gahn via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: install binary packages without pkg
Message-ID:  <20181129113004.7b750510ac512705140a04e2@sohara.org>
In-Reply-To: <20181129111019.0d95ebe1.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <2108350937.8699050.1543459720257.ref@mail.yahoo.com> <2108350937.8699050.1543459720257@mail.yahoo.com> <20181129111019.0d95ebe1.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:10:19 +0100
Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:

> It might be possible that you examine the package content, and then
> manually extract them, so its content gets written to the correct
> location. This however does _not_ deal with keeping the system's
> records about installed packages (the package database) consistent
> with the actually installed software! Again, note that those are
> in different formats.

	However even if you do that there's little chance that the binaries
will run unless thay have no dependencies on system provided libraries.

-- 
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>



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