CFT: adding configuration file support to pkg_install

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Jun 1 00:36:34 UTC 2008

Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> Florent Thoumie wrote:
>> This adds support for /etc/pkg.conf configuration file.
>> Also, this adds support for naive multi-site package fetching.
>> Any comment welcome (and appreciated).
>> Patch is here: 
>> Tarball is here:
> Hi flz,
> I don't quite get what the end goal is.  It looks like /etc/pkg.conf is 
> duplicating a lot of things already in /usr/ports/Mk/
> Would not it be better to just have the pkg_install tools read that file 
> instead ?

packages are usually built from the ports tree, but not always, and 
users may use packages without a ports tree present on the local system.


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