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This area of the wiki is for those who have worked on turning a FreeBSD port into a PBI. Those who wish to add their results may do so in the table below.
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This area of the wiki is for those who have worked on turning a FreeBSD port into a PBI. Those who wish to add their results may do so in the table below.
  
===Getting a port turned into a PBI===
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=== Getting a port turned into a PBI === <!--T:2-->
  
If you wish to keep your favorite port across system updates, there is more than one way to accomplish this, but soon to become common is the creation of a PBI. The process of turning a port into a PBI can be a very simple matter of either using [[PBI_Module_Builder_Guide#Creating a New PBI with pbi_makeport|'''pbi_makeport''']] from the commandline, or the GUIfied [[PBI_Module_Builder_Guide#Using EasyPBI|'''EasyPBI''']] program. However, not every port submits so easily to this conversion process, and sometimes extra interaction is needed in order to succeed. The purpose of this area is to help document how those challenging ports get turned into PBIs and also perhaps, by way of this information, assist with improvement to the tools that would automate the process.  '''Note:''' This page pertains to PBI version 9.
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If you wish to keep your favorite port across system updates, there is more than one way to accomplish this, but soon to become common is the creation of a PBI. The process of turning a port into a PBI can be a very simple matter of either using [[PBI Module Builder Guide#Creating a New PBI with pbi_makeport|'''pbi_makeport''']] from the commandline, or the GUIfied '''[[EasyPBI]]''' program. However, not every port submits so easily to this conversion process, and sometimes extra interaction is needed in order to succeed. The purpose of this area is to help document how those challenging ports get turned into PBIs and also perhaps, by way of this information, assist with improvement to the tools that would automate the process.
  
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'''Note:''' This page pertains to PBI version 9.
  
'''Table: Ports that have been attempted. Is it a ''One-Click'' PBI creation candidate?'''
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!width=8%|Category
{{Tbl-title|width=10%|'''Options'''}}
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!width=23%|Port name
{{Tbl-title|width=6%|'''1-Click'''}}
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!width=7%|Version
{{Tbl-title|width=49%|'''Special changes (and/or errors)'''}}
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!width=6%|1-Click
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|sysutils
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|'''easypbi'''
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|1.0
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|defaults
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|yes
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|www
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|sysutils}}
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|'''firefox'''
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|'''easypbi'''}}
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|8.0,1
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|1.0}}
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|defaults
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|defaults}}
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|yes
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|yes}}
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|needs adjustment to define desktop icon
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|}}
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|mail
{{Tbl-line|align=left|www}}
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|'''gmail-notify'''
{{Tbl-line|align=left|'''firefox'''}}
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|1.6.1.1_4
{{Tbl-line|align=left|8.0,1}}
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|defaults
{{Tbl-line|align=left|defaults}}
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|yes
{{Tbl-line|align=left|yes}}
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|needs adjustment to define desktop icon
{{Tbl-line|align=left|needs adjustment to define desktop icon}}
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|irc
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|mail}}
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|'''quassel'''
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|'''gmail-notify'''}}
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|0.73
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|1.6.1.1_4}}
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{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|defaults}}
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|no
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|yes}}
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|needs work; cannot create monolithic version, other versions have problems.
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|needs adjustment to define desktop icon}}
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|emulators
{{Tbl-line|align=left|irc}}
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|'''virtualbox-ose'''
{{Tbl-line|align=left|'''quassel'''}}
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|4.0.14
{{Tbl-line|align=left|0.73}}
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|defaults
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|no
{{Tbl-line|align=left|no}}
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|seems like it cannot pull-in kernel source
{{Tbl-line|align=left|needs work; cannot create monolithic version, other versions have problems.}}
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|emulators
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|emulators}}
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|'''virtualbox-ose-additions'''
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|'''virtualbox-ose'''}}
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|4.0.14
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|4.0.14}}
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|defaults
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|defaults}}
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|no
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|no}}
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|seems like it cannot pull-in kernel source
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|seems like it cannot pull-in kernel source}}
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|emulators
{{Tbl-line|align=left|emulators}}
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|'''virtualbox-ose-kmod'''
{{Tbl-line|align=left|'''virtualbox-ose-additions'''}}
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|4.0.14
{{Tbl-line|align=left|4.0.14}}
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|defaults
{{Tbl-line|align=left|defaults}}
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|no
{{Tbl-line|align=left|no}}
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|seems like it cannot pull-in kernel source
{{Tbl-line|align=left|seems like it cannot pull-in kernel source}}
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|deskutils
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|emulators}}
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|'''znotes'''
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|'''virtualbox-ose-kmod'''}}
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|0.45
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|4.0.14}}
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|defaults
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|defaults}}
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|yes
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|no}}
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|needs adjustment to define included desktop icon
{{Tbl-line|bg=ff|align=left|seems like it cannot pull-in kernel source}}
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{{Tbl-line|align=left|deskutils}}
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{{Tbl-line|align=left|'''znotes'''}}
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{{Tbl-line|align=left|0.45}}
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{{Tbl-line|align=left|defaults}}
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{{Tbl-line|align=left|yes}}
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{{Tbl-line|align=left|needs adjustment to define included desktop icon}}
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'''''One-click candidates''''' are fully functional but can have minor flaws, such as a generic desktop/menu icon, or appearing in ''lost & found''. Some ports have various non-default options which may prevent creation or cause a substantially different PBI to be made that either performs differently or lacks certain features (such as NLS).
  
'''''One-click candidates''''' are fully functional but can have minor flaws, such as a generic desktop/menu icon, or appearing in 'lost & found.' Some ports have various non-default options, which may prevent creation or cause a substantially different PBI to be made that either performs differently or lacks certain features (such as NLS).
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:There is a small discrepency in that '''EasyPBI''' is a GUI frontend to '''Make-a-PBI''' (pbimaker), which neither actually initiate a compile of the port into a PBI that can be immediately added. However, '''pbi_makeport''' does perform the required compilation of the port and its dependencies to output a PBI file.  The true local build test method is to use '''pbi_makeport''' though '''EasyPBI''' may allow a port to be submitted for testing/approval/addition.
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Revision as of 01:13, 29 August 2013

Contents

This area of the wiki is for those who have worked on turning a FreeBSD port into a PBI. Those who wish to add their results may do so in the table below.

Getting a port turned into a PBI

If you wish to keep your favorite port across system updates, there is more than one way to accomplish this, but soon to become common is the creation of a PBI. The process of turning a port into a PBI can be a very simple matter of either using pbi_makeport from the commandline, or the GUIfied EasyPBI program. However, not every port submits so easily to this conversion process, and sometimes extra interaction is needed in order to succeed. The purpose of this area is to help document how those challenging ports get turned into PBIs and also perhaps, by way of this information, assist with improvement to the tools that would automate the process.

Note: This page pertains to PBI version 9.

What has been Attempted

Table : Ports that have been attempted. Is this version of the port a One-Click PBI creation candidate? [tables 1]
Category Port name Version Options 1-Click Special changes (and/or errors)
sysutils easypbi 1.0 defaults yes
www firefox 8.0,1 defaults yes needs adjustment to define desktop icon
mail gmail-notify 1.6.1.1_4 defaults yes needs adjustment to define desktop icon
irc quassel 0.73 no needs work; cannot create monolithic version, other versions have problems.
emulators virtualbox-ose 4.0.14 defaults no seems like it cannot pull-in kernel source
emulators virtualbox-ose-additions 4.0.14 defaults no seems like it cannot pull-in kernel source
emulators virtualbox-ose-kmod 4.0.14 defaults no seems like it cannot pull-in kernel source
deskutils znotes 0.45 defaults yes needs adjustment to define included desktop icon

One-click candidates are fully functional but can have minor flaws, such as a generic desktop/menu icon, or appearing in lost & found. Some ports have various non-default options which may prevent creation or cause a substantially different PBI to be made that either performs differently or lacks certain features (such as NLS).

List of Tables


  1. Table : Ports that have been attempted. Is this version of the port a One-Click PBI creation candidate?
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