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Comment:Spelling and typo fixes
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User & Date: bryan@shatow.net 2013-09-30 15:25:42
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2013-09-30
15:26
Latest links are no longer generated per category for ports with pkgng check-in: c886cc3d34 user: bryan@shatow.net tags: trunk, multi-repos, stash
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Spelling and typo fixes check-in: 7b72276121 user: bryan@shatow.net tags: trunk, multi-repos, stash
2013-09-29
09:18
Add some documentation about URL schemes in PACKAGESITE settings. Issue #550 check-in: bcb0a9a324 user: m.seaman@infracaninophile.co.uk tags: trunk, multi-repos, stash
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.\"    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
.\"    documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
.\"
.\"
.\"     @(#)pkg-repository.5
.\" $FreeBSD$
.\"
.Dd July 14, 2013
.Dt PKG-REPOSITORY 5
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm "package repository"
.Nd format and operation of package repositories used by
.Xr pkg 8 .
.Sh DESCRIPTION
................................................................................
Each collection consists of packages suitable for installation on a
specific system
.Sy ABI :
a combination of operating system, CPU architecture, OS version, word
size, and for certain processors endianness or similar attributes.
.Pp
The package collections are typically made available to users for
download via a web- or FTP server although various other means of access
may be employed.
Encoding the
.Sy ABI
value into the repository URL allows
.Nm pkg
to automatically select the correct package collection by expanding the
special token
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Repositories may be mirrored over several sites:
.Nm pkg
has built-in support for discovering available mirrors dynamically
given a common URL by several mechanisms.
.Sh FILESYSTEM ORGANIZATION
Only very minimal constraints on repository layout are prescribed by
.Nm pkg .
The followin constraints are all that must be met:
.Bl -bullet
.It
A repository may contain several package collections with parallel
.Cm REPOSITORY_ROOTs
in order to support diverse system
.Cm ABIs .
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.\"    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
.\"    documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
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.\"     @(#)pkg-repository.5
.\" $FreeBSD$
.\"
.Dd September 30, 2013
.Dt PKG-REPOSITORY 5
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm "package repository"
.Nd format and operation of package repositories used by
.Xr pkg 8 .
.Sh DESCRIPTION
................................................................................
Each collection consists of packages suitable for installation on a
specific system
.Sy ABI :
a combination of operating system, CPU architecture, OS version, word
size, and for certain processors endianness or similar attributes.
.Pp
The package collections are typically made available to users for
download via a web or FTP server although various other means of access
may be employed.
Encoding the
.Sy ABI
value into the repository URL allows
.Nm pkg
to automatically select the correct package collection by expanding the
special token
................................................................................
Repositories may be mirrored over several sites:
.Nm pkg
has built-in support for discovering available mirrors dynamically
given a common URL by several mechanisms.
.Sh FILESYSTEM ORGANIZATION
Only very minimal constraints on repository layout are prescribed by
.Nm pkg .
The following constraints are all that must be met:
.Bl -bullet
.It
A repository may contain several package collections with parallel
.Cm REPOSITORY_ROOTs
in order to support diverse system
.Cm ABIs .
.It