This documents how to format a USB-stick on a recent FreeBSD system
Articles about freebsd
When updating my ports, I prefer to use packages when I have not changed the options of a port. This describes how I do that.
Sometimes I have to build ports with local modifications. This can be for testing purposes, before submitting a PR or for improvements that only I consider important.
After the 2017-05-12 mesa port consolidation, there were packages left with missing dependencies. This is how to fix them
Clone the repository from
> cd ~/github > git clone https://github.com/jbaiter/gphoto2-cffi
This article document how I updated python3 from version 3.5 to 3.6 on FreeBSD.
The version in the FreeBSD base system is old, but the version used by the ports I can control. It took a while, but now was the time for me to switch.
This article documents the process I followed to update Python 3.4 to 3.5 on my FreeBSD machines.
This documents how I installed Python bindings for
There are actually different bindings for
libmagic. One set is part of the original distribution. It can be found in
/usr/src/contrib/file/python/. But in my opinion it is somewhat cumbersome to use and not very Pythonic.
The implementation from ahupp/python-magic in Github feels more natural.