pkg vs. port tree install

Michael Beasley youvegotmoxie at
Fri Jul 10 20:16:43 UTC 2015

> On Jul 10, 2015, at 4:11 PM, Lev <leventelist at> wrote:
> Okay. Other package related question.
> I installed git from the ports tree, to get git gui and gitk.
> However, when I upgrade my binary packages, pkg wants to reinstall git
> from the binary package, after doing it I lose gitk.
> git-2.4.5_1 (options changed)
> Is this the intentional?
> Thanks,
> Lev
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> Op.: Levente
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It is intentional, the options the binary is packaged with are different than the ones you built the package with.  Look into poudriere if you want to keep a local repository of packages with custom build options.


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