New Ravenports repository for DragonFly 5.4

Aaron LI aly at
Fri Dec 7 06:33:02 PST 2018

On Fri, 7 Dec 2018 08:26:13 -0600
John Marino <dragonflybsd at> wrote:

> So until now, there's been one repository for DragonFly, one based on 
> DragonFly Release 5.0.  The packages are forward compatible, so they 
> work on DragonFly Release 5.2 and Release 5.4.
> The DragonFly project in practical terms supports the current release 
> (5.4) well and the previous release (5.2) on a best-effort/security fix 
> needed basis.  Two+ releases back are essentially no longer supported.
> With that in mind, I rebased Ravenports on DragonFly 5.4.  There are 
> currently two repositories for DragonFly: 5.0 based and the new 5.4 base.

John, thanks for the great job.

> For current users, they can simply edit their /raven/etc/pkg.conf file 
> to modify the ABI definition to read:
> AI = "dragonfly:5.4:x86:64"

This should be 'ABI = ...'


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