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    What is proper method to create a local mirror of pkg package repositories now that pkg.freebsd.org returns 401 when attempting to sync

    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...
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    How do binary packages get added to pkg.freebsd.org?

    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...
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    "Latest" vs "Quarterly" on pkg.freebsd.org

    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 $ # # To...
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