Transferring ports

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Thu Mar 20 16:52:16 UTC 2008

On 20/03/2008, Doug Poland <doug at> wrote:
> Peter Pentchev wrote:
>  > On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 12:02:42AM +0300, Dmitry Marakasov wrote:
>  >> * Ivan Voras (ivoras at wrote:
>  >>> Is there a utility that would do that, and if not, does anyone have the
>  >>> time to write one?
>   >>
> Would this not be an appropriate use for packages?  If one creates a
>  package for every installed port on the "host" system, then one simply
>  installs the package on the target system.

Yes, that's exactly what I need (the same functionality as "pkg_create
-b" + install on the other system), only without the actual package
file being created. Pipes would also be acceptable (piping the output
of pkg_create from one machine to the other, etc).

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