non-destructive ports/packages update

Peter Jeremy peter at
Tue Apr 23 19:48:49 UTC 2013

On 2013-Apr-20 18:03:17 -0700, Perry Hutchison <perryh at> wrote:
>The question is, what (if anything) else -- besides /usr/ports,
>/usr/local, /var/db/ports, and /var/db/pkg -- needs to be checkpointed?

If you're running any Linux compatibility packages: /compat/linux
BOINC packages: /var/db/boinc

Unless you've moved to pkgng,
$ grep @cwd /var/db/pkg/*/+CONTENTS | grep -v /usr/local
will give you an overview of what "unusual" locations have been
installed to.

Peter Jeremy
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