An introduction to DPorts

Justin Sherrill justin at
Wed Jan 2 18:56:52 PST 2013

On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 7:46 PM, John Marino <dragonflybsd at> wrote:

> The long-term plan is that building from source will *not* be recommended
> to new users.  Since theoretically every single port in the repository is
> buildable, every single one of them should be stored in an official binary
> repository.  The first recommendation will be to install from binary.
>  Packages should not be missing.  I am aiming for something reliable and
> complete.

How is the binary repository built up?  I think you were using poudriere,
but if so I assume it's not the same version that is available from the site.  I'd like to try building a large chunk of packages and
testing installs/etc, especially to compare to the pkgsrc bulk build
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