Using pre-built packages with portmanager
cpghost at cordula.ws
Mon Aug 7 14:01:45 UTC 2006
On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 10:24:48AM +0200, Jonathan McKeown wrote:
> On Saturday 05 August 2006 19:16, cpghost wrote:
> > How do I get portmanager to upgrade ports, using
> > 1. pre-built packages from /usr/ports/packages (ONLY),
> > and only if there's no binary package there,
> > 2. build from source as usual?
> > Additional limit (preventing use of portupgrade -P) is that only
> > local (/usr/ports/packages), and no remote packages should be
> > used.
> Edit /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf and add
> ENV['PKG_FETCH'] = '/usr/bin/false'
> portupgrade will look for a local package, then try and fetch a package
> remotely using false(1) - which will fail because that's what false(1) does -
> and portupgrade will then build the port.
That's a great idea for portupgrade! Thank you!
It's still not clear how portmanager (instead of portupgrade) would
behave, but I'll give it a try.
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