Official FreeBSD Binary Packages now available for pkgng
bdrewery at FreeBSD.org
Thu Oct 31 20:58:31 UTC 2013
On 10/31/2013 3:16 PM, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> On 10/31/13 1:10 AM, Thomas Steen Rasmussen wrote:
>> On 31-10-2013 09:05, Beeblebrox wrote:
>>> Please make sure your message gets posted on
>>> http://forums.freebsd.org/ as a
>>> general announcement.
>>> Also, the DNS records for http://pkg.FreeBSD.org/ does not seem to have
>>> flushed-through yet (not working as of 08:00 GMT)
>> Quoting from Brians excellent email:
>> "Note that pkg.FreeBSD.org does not have a browsable web page on it
>> and does not have a DNS A record. This is intended as it is an SRV
>> host. pkg(8) knows how to properly use it."
> That seems to raise the bar for people trying to check connectivity to
> it via ping/telnet. Is that intentional?
You can find the real hosts with dig(1) or drill(1):
# dig SRV _http._tcp.pkg.freebsd.org
# drill SRV _http._tcp.pkg.freebsd.org
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