Bsd usr ports updating
While attempting to update all my ports / installed ports with portmaster.I receive an error code 1 while attempting to update uhidd-0.2.0_1 to uhidd-0.2.0_2. Things must be kept in sync with the base system version.
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You can export the PKG_PATH variable in your ~/.profile or /etc/so you don't have to type it every time.
If you'd like to install multiple ports at once, you may be interested in using dpb for that.
Two handy sites for searching the ports tree online are and
Additional configuration can be done with the /etc/file.
To get your initial copy of the ports tree, you can either download the -stable tree directly via CVS like so: # cd /usr # ftp BSD/`uname -r`/gz # ftp BSD/`uname -r`/SHA256# signify -C -p /etc/signify/openbsd-`uname -r | cut -c 1,3`-x SHA256gz Signature Verified gz: OK # tar xzf gz # rm gz SHA256# cd ports # cvs -d [email protected]:/cvs -q up -r OPENBSD_`uname -r | sed 's/\./_/'` -Pd Be sure to choose a mirror that's close to you for better speeds.
Open BSD's -stable ports tree is frozen on a per-version basis, other than for security updates or important fixes.
Some ports offer different flavors and subpackages you can choose from. 1: vim-7.4.135p0-gtk2 2: vim-7.4.135p0-gtk2-perl-python-ruby 3: vim-7.4.135p0-gtk2-perl-python3-ruby 4: vim-7.4.135p0-no_x11 5: vim-7.4.135p0-no_x11-perl-python-ruby 6: vim-7.4.135p0-no_x11-perl-python3-ruby Your choice: You can select which version you want to install very easily this way too.
Multiple packages can be specified at once with pkg_add.
Now that we have an up to date -stable ports tree, we can begin installing software. The source code will be fetched, patched and compiled into a binary package for you.