sysutils/pacman: use in FreeBSD?

Shawn Webb lattera at
Fri Jan 25 15:46:36 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 2:28 AM, Thomas Mueller
<mueller6724 at>wrote:

> I see to my surprise, in ,
> that pacman from Archlinux has just been ported to FreeBSD.
> But how would pacman be used in FreeBSD, considering we already have ports
> and pkgng?  Would pacman in FreeBSD be only for binary packages, or would
> it
> be used with Arch Build System to build packages from source as is done
> with
> FreeBSD ports and NetBSD pkgsrc?
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