[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD and pkgng

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Tue Jul 17 17:09:43 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 03:17:36PM -0400, George Neville-Neil wrote:
> On Jul 13, 2012, at 14:33 , Pete Wright wrote:
> > after reading a delightful exchange on freebsd-current@ regarding that
> > status of pkgng i decided to check in on the project and see how its
> > coming along:
> > 
> > https://github.com/pkgng/pkgng
> > 
> > i think i'm going to cut one of my personal systems over to pkgng and
> > was wondering if:
> > 
> > 1) what impressions people have using it so far
> I've switched my laptop over to it and it's working OK.  The biggest
> issue now is getting packages built for it etc.  The package servers
> are being updated so that's going to help a lot.

awesome thanks for the info George - i was wondering how i was going to
go about populating my own systems.  i did manage to convert some of my
prebuilt packages to pkgng - but if upstream folks are already working
on this then maybe my effort is not needed :)


Pete Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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