For some personal interest reasons, I attempted to install FreeBSD 8 in a VM.
When I try to pkg update it, it says http://pkg.FreeBSD.org/freebsd:8:amd64/latest/ is 404ed.
pkg.freebsd.org homepage listed versions 8 and 9, but all mirrors of them give me a 404.
I have a feeling that I miss the obvious here, but I failed to find an answer in this forum, the handbook or the man pages.
Is there a way to (automagically) apply a patch after pkg install or pkg upgrade?
The current situation is that I have a script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d that needs tweaking...
I am running one installation of FreeBSD 10.1 and I use pkgng exclusively to install software until now.
Unfortunately, there is a package that is not compiled with the compile time options I need when installed via pgk(*).
If I understand correctly, to achieve my goal to install that software...
Are there any proper method to copy already installed packages from one server to other?
I've got a bunch of FreeBSD servers (10.1 and 10.2 releases), and sometimes need to setup new one that differs only in some network settings.
Currently I do some customized setup script from USB flash with...
If I have some origins set for pkg using a command like..
# pkg set -o lang/php56:lang/php54
... then how do I list and manage those settings? I.e. if I have a machine I am not familiar with, how can I check what options have been changed for pkg using the set command?
On my pretty fresh install (10.1-RELEASE) I never used anything else than pkgng. It was working great until today.
Now, suddenly, pkg version reports all packages as "orphaned".
I have found "pkg version reports every package as orphaned when run from non-existant directory"  but I am...