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Date:      Fri, 5 Jan 2018 00:39:00 +0700
From:      Victor Sudakov <>
To:        "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <>
Subject:   Re: Convert .flac and .ape to mp3
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Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > BTW how do you manage such a situation when all of your packages are
> > from a remote repository and a couple of others you have to build from
> > ports locally (or install from another repository)?
> 	Firstly I make sure that I minimise the building by doing this in
> the port directory before building:
> pkg install `make missing`
> 	Then once the port is built, installed and I'm happy with it I use
> pkg lock to prevent pkg upgrade from messing with it. From time to time I
> update my ports tree and rebuild (pkg unlock first).

The "pkg lock" way is kind of ugly. Did you ever try to bind your
special package to a special repository (e.g. your very own
poudriere), while the rest of the packages should keep affinity to the
default repository (the FreeBSD project repository)? Is it at all
possible with pkg(8) ?

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN

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