sysrc utility

Polytropon freebsd at
Tue Apr 18 13:53:30 UTC 2017

On Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:24:54 -0400, Ernie Luzar wrote:
> Can I use the sysrc utility to change a line in /etc/pkg/FreeBSD.conf
> from url: "pkg+${ABI}/quarterly",
> to   url: "pkg+${ABI}/latest",
> If so, how would it be coded?

The sysrc tool is intended for system configuration files
in the "sh name=value" style, like /etc/rc.conf and others.
The pkg configuration file is in a very different format.

See "man sysrc" for details, FILES section.

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