pkg_add help

Derrick Ryalls ryallsd at
Sun Jul 27 15:30:37 PDT 2003

>  should it be in the ports directory when running
> pkg_add? like usr/ports/security/packge  
> say the package is in the security category
> or its ok to run in in my home directory or should it
> be in ports directory? 

pkg_add can be run from anywhere, and the file.tgz can reside anywhere.
I usually just fetch the package to my home dir then su and pkg_add it.

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