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The ports FAQ explains flavors in detail, but it basically means they're configured with different sets of options.
For example, a package might have optional database support, support for systems without X11, etc.
You may also specify the absolute location of a package, be it a local file or remote URL.
Some applications cannot be distributed via mirrors for licensing reasons.There are many applications one might want to use on an Open BSD system.To make this software easier to install and manage, it is ported to Open BSD and packaged.For some packages, important additional information will be given about the configuration or use of the application.# pkg_add jove jove-22.214.171.124p0: ok --- jove-126.96.36.199p0 ------------------- See /usr/local/share/jove/README about changes to /etc/rc or /etc/rc.local so that the system recovers jove files on reboot after a system crash .