[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD and pkgng

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Wed Jul 18 18:04:36 EDT 2012

On 07/18/12 17:59, Pete Wright wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 10:36:56AM -0700, Pete Wright wrote:
>>> i'm probably going to be hacking on this personally - but if people are
>>> interested in using my repo let me know and i'll do my best to put
>>> something up for public consumption...
>> found this URL linked via @freebsd on teh twitters:
>> http://blog.etoilebsd.net/post/Home_made_pkgng_repo
>> i'm in the process of building out an amd64 repo now - i'll shoot a
>> followup when i have a URL available for public consumption....
> ok i've got some initial packages up and being served from this url:
> http://pkg.nomadlogic.org/90amd64-default
> as the name implies this is for 9.0-RELEASE-AMD64 only at this point.
> i may rename that in the future - but at this point i'm more than happy
> to make this available for NycBUG members who are interested in
> experimenting with pkgNG.  if there are specific packages that don't
> exist on this mirror let me know and i can add them.
> i think the next step is testing out alternate build options of some
> packages - this way it may act as a nice compliment to the official
> freebsd.org repository.
> fwiw - this whole process was much easier than i anticipated (so far
> that is ;) so i'm pretty happy.

Very cool of you Pete.

We could probably just host on our (temporary) mirror box for you.

I'll ping you offlist.


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