portmaster refuses to use pkgng with local packages

Axel Rau Axel.Rau at chaos1.de
Sun Oct 27 18:53:38 UTC 2013


Am 27.10.2013 um 17:59 schrieb Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com>:

> On Oct 27, 2013 8:59 AM, "Axel Rau" <Axel.Rau at chaos1.de> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> Am 27.10.2013 um 16:41 schrieb Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com>:
>> 
>>> On Oct 27, 2013 8:35 AM, "Axel Rau" <Axel.Rau at chaos1.de> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Am 27.10.2013 um 16:23 schrieb Adam McDougall <mcdouga9 at egr.msu.edu>:
>>>> 
>>>>> Perhaps 'pkg add' is what you want?
>>>> No, this *installs* a new package.
>>>> I'm using
>>>>       postmaster -a
>>>> to *update* everything in a jail.
>>> 
>>> If you want to do everything using only binary packages, then you can
> stop
>>> using portmaster. The pkg tool does it all.
>>> 
>>> pkg update
>>> pkg upgrade
>>> 
>>> Those two commands do what "postmaster -a -PP" does.
>> Sure, but I want the flexibility of individually configuring the ports,
> which is done on my build jail.
> 
> Then you want to convert your build jail setup to use ports-mgmt/poudriere.
> That gives you the best of all worlds: individually configure and tweak
> each port, build binary packages in bulk, use pkg to install/upgrade on
> destination machines.
> 
> BSDNow video podcast #2 even includes a nice tutorial and overview of how
> it works.
I looked at poudriere earlier, but did not recognize that it plays with pkg nicely and also did not like to set up a web server to just serve local jails.
I will give it a try.

Thanks, Axel
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