Ports and package creation Automation

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 20:50:25 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 4:48 PM, Sam Fourman Jr.<sfourman at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello list,
> After searching google for 5 minutes I cant find what I am looking for.
> I know that pkg_create command will create packages for the other 3 boxes.
> if I am going to rebuild all of my ports from scratch, can I somehow
> tell FreeBSD
> to create a package all the time and store it in a directory?
> also what file do I modify to tell the other local machines where to
> find the packages?
> can this be a sftp url? it would be convenient cause sshd is installed in base.
> I want to install FreeBSD 8 BETA2 i386 on 4 computers, I want to install
> gnome and firefox, k3b, compiz,openoffice etc... all in all it is like
> a 975 port count.

Hi, Sam.

I believe you are looking for the following:
make package
make package-recursive

Glen Barber

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