[nycbug-talk] pkgng question

Glen Barber gjb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Mar 20 10:34:19 EDT 2013

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 10:18:51AM -0400, Mark Saad wrote:
> > What I do for my machines is create a misc/$(hostname -s) port, which
> > I then use as a meta-port for software I want installed on a particular
> > machine.
> Glen I worked at a shop that used this method ; are there any
> guide/handbook/wiki pages describing how to make your own ports ?

I have a sample called "laptop-port" here:


> What about using two repos . Repo 1 is the public FreeBSD repo , Repo
> 2 is a private repo with local versions of the packages we nee
> d customized . Yum currently has support for this , as far as I can
> tell Pkgng doesn't

This is from the pkg.conf(5) manual:

     PKG_MULTIREPOS: boolean	This option when enabled will tell
				pkg(1) to work in multiple repositories mode.
				For example repositories definitions, please
				have a look at the sample configuration file.

I do not know how well it works.


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