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Date:      Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:30:04 +0000
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <>
To:        Polytropon <>
Cc:        gahn <>, gahn via freebsd-questions <>
Subject:   Re: install binary packages without pkg
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On Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:10:19 +0100
Polytropon <> 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 <>

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