Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Fri Jun 25 02:08:03 UTC 2010

On 6/24/10 10:02 PM, Glen Barber wrote:
> On 6/24/10 9:49 PM, Fbsd1 wrote:
>> Glen Barber wrote:
>>> Using the above FTP URL, PKG_PATH will look for
>>> Regards,
>> No I am not looking for the remote path to fetch the package
>> distribution file from. When doing pkg_add -Kr pkgname
>> will save the downloaded distribution pkg file.
>> My question is where is this file saved at on my host by default.
>> /usr/packages maybe????
> /usr/ports/packages, assuming it exists. If not, it will save to the
> port directory.

Actually, to quote pkg_add(1):
      -K, --keep
              Keep any downloaded package in PKGDIR if it is defined or 
in current directory by default.

Therefore, if PKGDIR is not defined, it should use $PWD.

PKGDIR and PKG_PATH are two entirely different environment variables.


Glen Barber

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