myrepo.conf && url: file:....

Matthias Apitz guru at
Sun May 22 16:39:19 UTC 2016

El día Sunday, May 22, 2016 a las 03:35:54PM +0200, Klaus Kaisersberger escribió:

> Hi there,
> the FILE-protocol specification allows for a hostname, so in general it is:
> file://<host>/<path>
> When specifying a path on the local machine, the <host>-part can be left out (or replaced with localhost), leaving you with either
> file://localhost/<path>
> or its abbreviation
> file:///<path>.

Thanks for the feedback. I think, the man page pkg.conf(5) should
mention this, esp. when the old systax does not work anymore.

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