Using an external ports repo in poudriere

Rick Miller vmiller at
Thu May 5 14:01:41 UTC 2016

On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 9:07 AM, C. L. Martinez <carlopmart at> wrote:

> On Thu  5.May'16 at 12:29:28 +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > On 05/05/16 12:04, C. L. Martinez wrote:
> >
> > >  How can I configure poudriere to use an external ports repo instead
> of FreeBSD's official repo?
> >
> > [ snip ]
> Thanks Matthew, but I think I haven't explained very well. I am referring
> to use a different ports repo when I need to build several packages with
> poudriere, not when I want to install them using pkg.
> To be more clear: when I launch the command "poudriere ports -c", is it
> possible to specify what, or more concise, from where ports will be
> downloaded??

Presumably, Poudriere is already installed and uses the default ports
tree.  You can point Poudriere to your privately hosted ports trees via
/usr/local/share/ by editing SVN_HOST or GIT_URL.

Take care
Rick Miller

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