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Let's assume that PkgBase is the way forward.
<https://alpha.pkgbase.live/> and so on.
In addition to the list, there's sometimes discussion of PkgBase in IRC for FreeBSD.
Could someone explain what is pkgbase, which problem it is going to solve, and (roughly) what will be its capabilities? I have read this page but unfortunately it is more like an implementation tracker than a wiki explaining the role of pkgbase. I feel like if you do not already know what...
Kris Moore, FreeBSD contributor and spear-header of the ZFS on FreeBSD project, announced a Call for Testing of the latest development built on FreeBSD 12-STABLE. You can download the ISO from the link below. In other recent news, a TrueOS inspired package base for FreeBSD has also been uploaded...
These are the instructions for pkgbase? https://wiki.freebsd.org/PkgBase just relate it to 12.0 releng, instead of head. cd /usr/src make [make flags] buildworld make [make flags] buildkernel make packages /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/FreeBSD-base.conf # FreeBSD base system repository...