poudriere with custom packages
ari at ish.com.au
Thu Jul 16 09:19:58 UTC 2015
> Matthew Seaman <matthew at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> I'd be interested to hear about how you are creating packages outside
>> the ports tree. This is something we'd like to facilitate, but at the
>> moment pkg(8) and the ports are deeply entwined and there isn't much
>> useable documentation or prior art for how to do it 'by hand'.
It was pretty much magic, but I pulled apart some existing packages and took a guess at most of it.
On the plus side this is a really simple package, nothing complicated. Install a couple of files and a user.
Thanks for your two great ideas. I hadn't understood the trick to adding a new ports category, so that makes it much easier if I want to give up my json MANIFEST hack.
Please cc me directly, since I'm not on this list.
Thanks again for your help!
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