CFT: adding configuration file support to pkg_install

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Jun 2 14:58:28 UTC 2008

On Saturday 31 May 2008 08:38:27 pm Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > 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.
> short of doing pkg_delete -af then pkg_add /some/dir
> are there any ports-mgmt/* tools for upgrades that don't need the ports
> tree present.  I know portupgrade does.
> Thats not an argument for or against, just commentary.

There are proprietary tools that manage packages of proprietary software that 
run on FreeBSD embedded devices.

John Baldwin

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