[ECFT] pkgng 0.1-alpha1: a replacement for pkg_install

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at freebsd.org
Fri Mar 25 21:38:15 UTC 2011

2011/3/25 Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com>:
> On 03/25/2011 03:11, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
>> Julien Laffaye (jlaffaye@) and I, helped by Philippe Pepiot (huge
>> contributor) have been working since the end of the last GSoC on a
>> rewrite of pkg_install.
>> pkgng is a binary package manager written from scratch for FreeBSD.
> How does it relate to portmaster and portupgrade packages, which both have
> (or include) supposedly the same functionality?
> Yuri

both have to be adapted, portupgrade throught maybe some ruby bindings
to libpkg, portmaster by patching it to use pkg frontend instead of
pkg_* tools (as I did for the ports (see ports/bsd.pkgng.mk in the git


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