which pkg repository with 9.1

Joseph A. Nagy, Jr jnagyjr1978 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 03:11:20 UTC 2013

On 02/04/13 20:55, Joshua Isom wrote:
> On 2/4/2013 8:34 PM, Joseph A. Nagy, Jr wrote:
>> 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.
> I changed to pkgng a couple weeks ago before realizing the "Security
> Incident" was holding up binary ports.  I used to install from source
> most of the time, and updates seemed to be required to be from source.
> But now it's just from source or nothing.  I want pkgng to help deal
> with some of the cruft that ends up occurring when installing ports that
> have a lot of dependencies.
> What's really annoying to me is that a clean install cluster, so
> presumably secure, could probably rebuild the whole ports tree in the
> time it's taken to get something available.

I've almost always built from source since I switched to FreeBSD (I 
sometimes, during the initial installation, used pkgs), it's longer but 
more reliable.

Yours in Christ,

Joseph A Nagy Jr
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