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How to Make a SVR4 Package

By Rob Thomas One of Unix’s big drawbacks has been the lack of a cross-Unix package management system. So, out comes the pkg* utilities. These are a SVR4 standard, not just Sun. However, it may be some time before all Unices take up the standard. 1. Copy the distribution files to a safe subdir with the new package name, e.g.: If your stuff lives...