pkgng 1.0 release schedule, and HEAD switch to pkgng by default
bapt at FreeBSD.org
Tue Aug 21 07:04:39 UTC 2012
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 07:05:49AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 21/08/2012 00:21, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 12:09:46AM +0300, Vitaly Magerya wrote:
> >> Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >>> Please [...] ask question about pkgng [...]
> >> What would be the best practice of mixing ports with packages?
> >> The use case I have in mind is compiling Xorg ports locally
> >> WITH_NEW_XORG and WITH_KMS, and using packages from
> >> pkgbeta.freebsd.org for everything else. Is there some mixture of pkg
> >> and portmaster flags that allows this kind of setup?
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> > There is no best practice for that unfortunatly, (as actually) the best for you
> > is maybe to build your own pkgng repostories?
> > http://wiki.freebsd.org/PkgPrimer#Using_poudriere for example?
> > We are open to suggestion here :)
> At the moment, it is about as tricky as mixing locally compiled ports
> with pkg_tools packages: ie. it might work, or it might leave you a
> quivering, sobbing mess lost in a pit of dark despair.
> One thing that should help is a proposal to record metadata like the SVN
> revision number of the ports tree used to build repository packages into
> the repository catalogue (repo.sqlite), so users can in principle check
> out the same revision locally to build their own ports. Unfortunately
> no one has written that yet, and its probably too late for it to make it
> into release-1.0.
yes but it should definitly find its way to 1.1!
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