On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:40:52AM -0600, John Nielsen wrote:
> Looks great! Thanks as always for the work. I do have one question (below).
> On Mar 17, 2014, at 11:21 AM, Baptiste Daroussin <b...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> > - Remove support for PACKAGESITE
> There are two cases where I still define PACKAGESITE in the environment, 
> specifically when building new jails or VM images. Can you suggest 
> alternatives?
> 1. Installing/bootstrapping the latest pkg from a specific source. Often I 
> build in an environment that is firewalled from the Internet at large but I 
> have a local repo. (And it's nice to know exactly what version with which 
> options I'm installing.)

What is done in the FreeBSD DVD is creatign a conf files manually:
local: {
        url: "http://where";

and env REPOS_DIR=/path/to/the/directory/containing/the/file pkg ...
> 2. Installing a package that includes a repo file for my local custom repo. 
> This is a chicken-and-egg problem for which PACKAGESITE was a nice solution 
> since there's no risk of a stale repo file being left behind--either the 
> package is installed (with the correct/current repo file) or it isn't.

same as above or if you already have pkg bootstrapped you can do pkg add 
which makes me see that 1.3.0.a1 has lost pkg add|install http://... which we
need to fix for alpha2

Thanks for the first bug report. :)


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