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Date:      Tue, 30 Dec 2003 11:07:32 -0500
From:      "fbsd_user" <>
To:        "Kris Kennaway" <>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@FreeBSD. ORG" <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: ports & package names changing?
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I an running 4.9 the pkg_add -r command default path is
All the names in that location do not have versions suffix appended
to the name.

Though  /pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-4.9-release/all/   does.

The FBSD handbook says to use
To find port and package names and it only shows the names with
versions suffix appended to the name.

Some entries listed have package link and some don't, entries
without package link still have packages.

just looks like thinks are in process of  changing, as if there is
an project in progress, so I asked the question.

Default location for pkg_add should be  'all' and not 'Latest' or
'Latest' should be populated with content of 'all' so pkg_add will

-----Original Message-----
From: Kris Kennaway []
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 9:08 AM
To: fbsd_user
Cc: freebsd-questions@FreeBSD. ORG
Subject: Re: ports & package names changing?

On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 04:42:42PM -0500, fbsd_user wrote:
> Is there an project in progress to change the ports and package
> names that
> you select on to include the version number as an suffix on the
> name?

What do you mean?  Packages already include the version number in


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