freebsd packages going the debian way!

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at
Mon Oct 15 14:51:16 UTC 2018

On 10/14/18 7:58 PM, Rob Belics wrote:
> Unless I'm missing something, packages need to fit the lowest common
> denominator so everything to do that must be included. That's why, if you
> don't want all the extras, use ports.

As they always say, if you are using ports, do not use pkg on the same 

Alternatively, you can build custom configured ports using poudriere, 
and use pkg then.


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Valeri Galtsev
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