Category: Package management

Package management related posts.

Pretty simple, just set the PACKAGEROOT environment variable.  For example: export PACKAGEROOT=ftp://ftp3.ca.freebsd.org There are other variables you can set, but they require more specific paths.  What I like about PACKAGEROOT is it lets you specify your mirror and let pkg_add figure out the rest. A list of FreeBSD mirrors can be found at http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mirrors-ftp.html. Update: […]

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