Bsd pkg updating
(Using pkg_summary for local packages is on the TODO list.) (pkg_chk is also covered below.) Note: Be sure you have an updated "pkgsrc" directory.
It is recommended that you don't update just parts of the pkgsrc directory.
mports simplifies installing software packages on your desktop system.
In the future, mports will also include precompiled packages to speed up the installation process. There are a few precompiled software packages on the Midnight BSD FTP server.
Fetching metadata signature for 10.3-RELEASE from update6... ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/packages/Net BSD/i386/5.1/All/). For example, to update any missing packages by using binary packages: If both -b and -P are given, no pkgsrc tree is used.If packages are on the local machine, they are scanned directly, otherwise the pkg_summary database is fetched.But the details don't matter to you, the whole point is that if you point your tool to a well-maintained repo, it can figure things out for you! Ro RPMs for general desktop use baseurl= .ro/ro/nux/dextop/el7/$basearch/ enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/protect=0 [nux-dextop-testing] name=Nux. It contains hundreds of ported software applications ready to use on Midnight BSD.
The repos also contain metadata, a representation of the graph of package interdependencies.