Combining pkg and "traditional ports"

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Wed Jan 15 07:01:43 UTC 2014

On Wed, 15 Jan 2014 06:36:34 +0100
Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:

> With the upcoming OS standardization on pkg (pkgng) following
> the abolishment of the pkg_* toolset I'd like to ask questions
> to those who already actively use pkg and have probably encountered
> and solved the same "problems" that I'll be expecting:

	The easiest way to handle these cases is to use poudriere to
maintain a local package repository, pkg supports multiple repositories.

	To force a package to be fetched from the local repository use
(assuming you named the repository local).

pkg annotate -A repository local

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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