Share your pkg aliases

Mathieu Arnold mat at
Sat Apr 4 08:50:41 UTC 2015

+--On 3 avril 2015 12:47:31 -0700 Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc at>
| On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 1:19 PM, Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at>
| wrote:
|> Hi,
|> For pkg 1.5.0 we do plan to provide a default pkg.conf full of useful
|> aliases,
|> of course this is subjective, if you think you have added some useful
|> aliases
|> into your pkg.conf please share those so we can add them directly into
|> the next
|> release.
| I notice that there is a /usr/local/etc/bash_completion.d/_pkg.bash file
| which implements tab completion
| for pkg commands.  Is there a way to make this file get picked up
| by default when ports-mgmt/pkg is installed,
| instead of having to edit .bashrc?
| It's a minor thing, but tab completions are really nice for usability.
| bash shell users can use this, but zsh also has a way to read bash
| completion scripts.

It's picked up automatically when you install shells/bash-completion.

Mathieu Arnold

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