Subject: Re: creating pkg_summary after each bulk build
To: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dieter Baron <email@example.com>
Date: 03/19/2007 00:14:19
In article <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org> 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. ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD-3.1/i386/All), 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