Ports and Mondifications

Roger Miranda (Digital Relay) rmiranda at digitalrelay.ca
Tue Aug 8 17:25:06 UTC 2006


Thanks for the help. I did follow the phk script. I did get Packages to 
install. Also the packages did install appropriate users to the passwd file 
(www, proxy, etc...), So I am a bit confused on that front.

Any explanation why it did work?

On Tuesday 08 August 2006 11:43, Phill Hocking wrote:
> Roger Miranda (Digital Relay) wrote:
> > Well here come some more questions from the newbie.
> > I'm keeping everything in notes so then hopefully I can get some more
> > documentation to the freebsd team (Not sure how the whole ducumentation
> > process works). But on to the questions:
> >
> > 1. I've got Packages installed, but I would like to install some ports is
> > this doable? I'm guessing the one problem I got right now is when I do a
> > "Portupgrade -Dcf <portname>" it can not get routed to the internet. Is
> > there a way around this?
> >
> > 2. I would like to modify some files in the nanobsd filesystem image. I
> > know I can do it at build time. But is there a quicker way of rebuilding
> > the image instead of waiting for the whole process? For testing is sure
> > sucks due to the long compile time (I need a faster system).
> >
> > Well thanks for all the help.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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> You can do it the way phk does
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2005-October/056974.html
> Basically this is the tough part. Any port that adds a user will fail.
> It's easier to just mount the image, cp over the packages, and then
> upload it to your running device. You also could just add them to the
> /usr/obj/wherever and run the last few steps of nanobsd.sh too.

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