which pkg repository with 9.1

Joseph A. Nagy, Jr jnagyjr1978 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 02:34:46 UTC 2013

On 02/04/13 13:03, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> 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.

I really think a message needs to go out on the announce list (as well 
as ports@ and questions@, others as appropriate) about the fact there is 
no official pkg repo at the moment. I'm constantly seeing emails about 
this on this list.
Yours in Christ,

Joseph A Nagy Jr
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