poudriere is a tool primarily designed to test package production on FreeBSD. However, most people will find it useful to bulk build ports for FreeBSD.
Its goals are to use modern facilities present in FreeBSD (such as ZFS, jails), to be easy to use and to depend only on base.
The canonical documentation is located at:
A copy of this documentation could be found in the doc directory.
You can also open the poudriere's manpage, located in the 8th section.
IRC: #poudriere on EFNet Mailing list: freebsd-pkg@FreeBSD.org (lists.freebsd.org)
- Install it by typing
make installat the top-level directory
- Edit it to suit your needs
man poudriere, search for
EXAMPLES, read the wiki
- Follow "bulk build of binary packages" steps
- Enjoy your new fresh binary packages!