powerdns meta packages?

Chris H bsd-lists at bsdforge.com
Mon Jan 12 16:06:47 UTC 2015

On Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:10:12 +0000 Joe Holden <lists at rewt.org.uk> wrote

> Hi guys,
> What is the process for adding/submitting "meta" packages for ports for 
> example powerdns that have multiple backend options and the default 
> isn't suitable, or failing that have the ability to install powerdns 
> with default backend but allow the installation of others?
> Currently the port defaults to postgres, in this case I'd like sqlite 
> backend for some servers (slaves), at the moment I'm just building that 
> manually but it does mean I can't just do 'pkg upgrade'
As I understand it, you want to create a custom "meta-port".
You might do well to have a look at some of the other meta-ports
available, for the best way to accomplish it for your needs;


are some that come to mind.
Best wishes.

> Cheers,
> J
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