Appendix A. Contributed Articles / Further Reading

Due to the widespread use of Tinderbox among FreeBSD contributors and developers, many different use scenarios have been documented. A list along with links is presented here.

A.1 Using FreeBSD's Tinderbox as a package builder

Many people like to customise their ports with OPTIONS or KNOBS. Unfortunately, this also means that the pre-built packages do not match their decisions, so they are effectively useless. One solution is to run a package-building machine for the local network. Tim Bishop has written a HOWTO, which he posted to the Tinderbox mailing list.

Using FreeBSD's Tinderbox as a package builder, by Tim Bishop: