On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 07:00:50AM -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote: > Certain core files that come with freebsd don't seem to belong to any > package, one of them being zlib. I was trying to figure out what > version of zlib FreeBSD is using, but since it wasn't part of any > package, it was a little difficult, I had to edit libz.so and greped for > 1.1.4. Since I found that, I'm assuming that that's the correct > version, but I think a simple pkg_info -W should have answered that.
The base system isn't distributed as packages. This is mostly for historical reasons, although it's not straightforward to make the change. Kris
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