How do I build my own package server?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Jun 24 15:23:40 UTC 2014

Bertram Scharpf <lists at> writes:

> Therefore my question: Is there any documentation how to build a package
> server that can be understood in finite time?

> On the other side: I do not feel very well having loads of SQLite
> databases in the base system. Could it be worth the effort to further
> develop the traditional pkg_* tools?

It's open source; nobody's going to stop you. The SQL approach is a lot
more robust, though, so nobody's likely to help you keep obsolescent
tools running, either.

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