which pkg repository with 9.1

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Mon Feb 4 19:03:56 UTC 2013

On Mon, 4 Feb 2013 19:53:40 +0100
mhca12 <mhca12 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 7:48 PM, mhca12 wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 7:31 PM, mhca12 wrote:
> >> I have just installed 9.1 amd64 on a test machine and wanted
> >> to install rsync. Is pkgng the right choice and if so is there
> >> a handy guide how to get started or should I use pkg_add -r?
> >>
> >> Is this any different for i386? It used to be that there's
> >> no i386 pkgng repository.
> >
> > I ran pkg and it fetched and setup pkgng. That was easy.
> Is it possible that the November 2012 security incident means
> there's still no installable packaged via pkg-install?
> I was going to install rsync.

	I believe it is still the case that there is no official package
repository. I've gone to using poudriere to maintain a local pkgng
repository. Once set up (not too hard) it's remarkably painless.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>

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