FreeBSD Part 4

Today, I am getting my development environment all set up. I wanted to use VS Code, but it wasn’t in the pkg system for 12.1. So I tried to use the ports system, however, the 49GB slice I have for my /usr folder was filling up — fast. OK, so instead I decided to see if I could update where I’m getting the software. So I changed from release_0 to latest inside my /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/FreeBSD.conf. This file does not exist initially, so you have to create it. Afterward, I type in the following and I’m able to install newer software!

FreeBSD: {
  url: "pkg+${ABI}/latest"

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