Hi Freebsd Forum community,
We run a large installation of Freebsd 11 and 12 servers that have historically utilized a local FreeBSD package repository mirror on-premise that we sync periodically. The method we have been using for years -- since the official repositories were poisoned a few...
Exactly what the title says.
How do binary packages for FreeBSD get built and posted to pkg.freebsd.org?
My question specifically concerns graphics/php56-gd, which has compile-time switches to enable or disable XPM and t1lib support. Enabling these two options pulls in a whole bunch of X11...
I thought I'd do some digging on https://pkg.freebsd.org to see why I never got offered any package updates.
For reference, here is my /etc/pkg/FreeBSD.conf. (I do not have a local copy in /usr/local/etc.)
# $FreeBSD: stable/11/etc/pkg/FreeBSD.conf 263937 2014-03-30 15:24:17Z bdrewery $