Followup on packaging base with pkg(8)

Glen Barber gjb at
Fri May 20 16:29:33 UTC 2016

Most of the known issues (I believe all of the known issues at this
time) are on the wiki:


On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 09:22:46AM +0300, Dan Partelly wrote:
> Thanks for the work you put in this major feature. 
> Could we please get a full list of the issues which surfaced, quirks,
> and other worth to mention notes ? I believe its important.
> > On 19 May 2016, at 23:31, Glen Barber <gjb at> wrote:
> > 
> > Despite the schedule adjustment for 11.0-RELEASE to allow additional
> > time to resolve several issues prior to the merge to head, too many
> > issues remained.  Following the merge to head, many more issues were
> > discovered, some resolved, but many without a clear, non-disruptive
> > solution.
> > 
> > Given the state of this highly-disruptive change to the base system, we
> > need to take the best interest of the FreeBSD community into primary
> > consideration, as a whole.
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