Removal of Portmanager

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Mon Jan 14 08:56:45 UTC 2013

On 14/01/2013 08:43, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> 13.01.2013 20:22, Chris Rees пишет:
>> Pkgng is also part of the ports tree nowadays, and portmanager must support
>> it. The old pkg_install suite will be removed soon. Portmanager needs fixing!
> That threaten me a bit. Will pkg_install be removed soon from all
> supported versions?

pkg_tools are going to be around for at least the duration of
8.3-RELEASE which comes out of support some time in April 2014 --
see the road map here:

However the plan is that pkgng should become the default packaging
system for all releases from now on.  It's already the default in 10.x,
and at some point relatively soon it should become the default in
stable/8 and stable/9.  (Delayed because of the current lack of package
building systems, inter-alia)

All this means is that you will have to put stuff in /etc/make.conf in
order to use pkg_tools, rather than the situation now, where you have to
put stuff in /etc/make.conf in order to use pkgng.



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