Ports question ....

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Fri Aug 29 22:59:22 UTC 2014

On 29/08/2014 23:45, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> I just tried that, very nice. What is the correspondence, if any,
> between ports & pkgs ? i.e. if a new port shows up, is a new pkg for
> that port soon to follow (if that port is pkg'ed) ? TIA ....

About 4 to 10 days, depending.

pkg builds for the FreeBSD repos start each Wednesday night using a
snapshot of the ports tree at that time, and the newly compiled pkgs are
usually published the following weekend.



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.

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