[nycbug-talk] pkgng question

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Wed Feb 13 15:15:37 EST 2013

On 02/13/13 15:07, Pete Wright wrote:
> On 02/13/13 11:51, George Rosamond wrote:
>> I can't seem to find it anywhere... so I thought I'd ping here.
>> In old pkg days, you just use/used:
>> # pkg_create -Rxjb <installed-port>
>> to create a package *with dependencies*
>> How do you do this in pkgng?  I'd rather not create a package for each...
>> Doesn't seem to be in man page or online...
>> TIA
> the easiest method i've found to do this automagically is using
> poudriere from the ports tree.  it requires zfs though :/  you can also
> use tinderbox - although i have no personal experience using that for
> pkgng builds.
> http://blog.etoilebsd.net/post/Home_made_pkgng_repo
> https://fossil.etoilebsd.net/poudriere/doc/trunk/doc/pkgng_repos.wiki
> it looks like for tinderbox to work you need to use the dev version for
> pkgng support:
> https://wiki.freebsd.org/pkgng
> "(Note: pkgng support in the stable tinderbox port
> <http://www.freshports.org/ports-mgmt/tinderbox> will be available from
> the upcoming version 4.0; until then you will need to use a development
> version <http://www.freshports.org/ports-mgmt/tinderbox-devel> or
> checkout sources from MarcusCom CVS
> <http://www.marcuscom.com:8080/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/>.) "

yeah... I would definitely use poudriere for the arm package repository.

But it also means us getting a real box in the colo that can handle ZFS...

At this point, the colo is a lot of dated hardware, except for a handful 
of boxes which are out of our direct control: pfSense, BSD Cert..


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