PKGNG overview, status and FAQ
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Mon Dec 10 12:04:38 UTC 2012
On 10 Dec 2012 11:57, "René Ladan" <rene at freebsd.org> wrote:
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> On 10-12-2012 05:30, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> > I've seen some confusion on what pkgng is and what the current status of
> > it is, so I decided to writeup a small explanation.
> > However, you can build your own packages and run your own repository
> > using poudriere (ports-mgmt/poudriere) or tinderbox
> > (ports-mgmt/tinderbox-devel); or just continue using ports.
> Regarding tinderbox-devel:
> 1. Is there an ETA for merging the pkgng functionality back to
> tinderbox, or should I switch?
> 2. Is there a way to quickly convert the existing old-style packages
> built by the tinderbox, e.g. by (a modified version of) pkg2ng?
Joe is working on releasing Tinderbox 4.0 from the current -HEAD; this
supports pkgng and all other sorts of awesomeness.
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