Questions about pkgsrc migration

Peter Avalos pavalos at
Tue Oct 25 14:26:47 PDT 2005

On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 12:56:26PM +0100, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
> Since I didn't feel like rebuilding all my ports after the stat changes in
> PREVIEW, my DFly box has pretty much been frozen as far as ports go.  I'm
> trying to decide when would be a good time to switch to pkgsrc and what would
> be the best way to do so.
> Is it best to deinstall everything with portupgrade/pkg_delete and then start
> from scratch?  How complex is the pkgsrc setup at this point?  Has anyone put
> together a document for the migration path?

I suggest you look at wip/pkgmanager.  Makes things very easy.

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