Using quarterly pkg repo with 10.1-RELEASE

Michael B. Eichorn ike at
Fri Oct 2 16:02:32 UTC 2015

On Fri, 2015-10-02 at 15:11 +0000, C.L. Martinez wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I think is right, but I am not sure, is it possible to use quarterly 
> pkg repo with 10.1-RELEASE or can be used only with 10.2-RELEASE?
> Thanks.

Yes you can, and since the Q4 branch was cut 20 hours ago the transition
should be pretty smooth.

To switch repos edit /etc/pkg/FreeBSD.conf to point at the quarterly

Change the line:

url: "pkg+${ABI}/latest",

url: "pkg+${ABI}/quarterly",
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