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Ports and Packages

In general, if you are comfortable using the FreeBSD ports system you should be able to easily use the NetBSD's pkgsrc system. The basic commands are the same:
make install  
make clean  
One exception is FreeBSD's make config command. NetBSD's pkgsrc uses the command make show-options. Like FreeBSD's ports system, not all the ports have config options. Also, there is no config option dialog. For any entry in pkgsrc that you think might have options, you will have to manually run make show-options. This will show you the available options and the options that enabled. To disable an options you prefix the option with a minus(-) sign. Here: an example from the NetBSD Wiki.

roddie rod 2013-03-18