pkg_add -r could be better?

Panagiotis Christias christias at
Fri Oct 29 00:37:41 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 1:57 AM, Aragon Gouveia <aragon at> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 10/28/10 22:07, Sean McAfee wrote:
>> Why are you using -r (which fetches the default packages from
>> in conjunction with custom packages?
> My intention is to serve them to multiple systems from a single FTP/HTTP
> server.  I set PACKAGEROOT/PACKAGESITE to override the default mirror
> selection.

It is a known bug that has not been addressed yet. In our own similar
setup we run pkg_add twice, if needed, or use portinstall which brings
also all those build dependencies that are not really needed.


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