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Date:      Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:33:57 -0500
From:      Mark Felder <feld@FreeBSD.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: User and vendor packages (for pkg_* tools)
Message-ID:  <1412166837.1994524.173874785.5FEDC463@webmail.messagingengine.com>
In-Reply-To: <542BF06B.1070603@passap.ru>
References:  <542BF06B.1070603@passap.ru>

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On Wed, Oct 1, 2014, at 07:15, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> A user has License to use an App and uses pkgng. The vendor has
> only packages for pkg_* tools.
> 
> What the user should do? Is there a tool to convert old packages to
> new format?
> 

There is no such tool. You would have to manually convert it to the new
package format by making a port for it. I think a skeleton port that
asked the user a few questions could do this automatically. I will
consider taking a stab at this, but I will have to locate an example to
test with.



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