[CFT] Call for testing pkg 1.5.0

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at freebsd.org
Wed Apr 1 13:15:43 UTC 2015

On Wed, Apr 01, 2015 at 01:56:38PM +0100, David Chisnall wrote:
> On 1 Apr 2015, at 05:03, Rui Paulo <rpaulo at me.com> wrote:
> > 
> > That is expected.  WITH_PKG=devel is a make(1) option that only affects ports (non-binary pkgs).
> Are you sure?  I have it in make.conf on one of my systems where I never build ports manually (and don't even have a ports tree installed) and there I get this:
> $ pkg -v
> In a jail on the same machine without the make.conf entry, I get the stable version.  This is how I've been testing pkg-devel for a while.  Is there a different recommended way?
That is because you enforced installing pkg-devel one day via:
pkg install pkg-devel

then it will stay on pkg-devel :) pkg itself is not aware of make.conf

Best regards
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