Subject: Re: creating pkg_summary after each bulk build
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/19/2007 00:14:19
In article <> Jeremy wrote:
: On Sat, 17 Mar 2007, Dieter Baron wrote:

: >   pkg_chk uses it for remote packages.  And just because the result of
: > a bulk build is not uploaded does not mean they are note served via
: > ftp/http.

: Can you please share an example of using this to install a package? And to 
: upgrade some packages?

  Simply use ``-b -P URL'' where URL is where the binary packages are
(e.g., as in

	pkg_chk -b -P URL -u

	pkg_chk -b -P URL -a -C pkg_chk.conf

: Can you use pkg_chk without pkgsrc tree?

  Yes, if -b and -P is given, no pkgsrc tree is used.  If packages are
on the local machine, they are scanned directly, otherwise pkg_summary
is fetched.  (Using pkg_summary for local packages is on the TODO

: If you or anyone here can provide some examples with output, it would much 
: be appreciated. (And I will update the wiki page about that.)

:   Jeremy C. Reed