Packages lagging for 10.2

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Tue Sep 8 08:28:50 UTC 2015

On Tue, 08 Sep 2015 08:46:48 +0200
Jimmy Renner <jimbo at> wrote:

> I don't know if this is the right list to post to but for me lots (a  
> bit over 100) of ports are updated but if I do a pkg upgrade not much  
> is updated. This has been the case since I upgraded to 10.2. No  
> complaints, I was just wondering if I have done anything wrong :-)

10.2 now uses the quarterly repository by default but you can switch to
using the latest packages if you
create /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/FreeBSD.conf as below:

FreeBSD: {
  url: "pkg+${ABI}/latest"

This will override the url attribute in /etc/pkg/FreeBSD.conf

Mike Clarke

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