The sentence at the beginning of "Using pkgng for Binary Package Management" section leads one to believe that PKGNG tools are not used when building ports(7) the usual way with WITH_PKGNG set.
"While ports-mgmt/portmaster and ports-mgmt/portupgrade can install third-party software from both binary packages and the Ports Collection, pkgng installs only binary packages."
This could be rewritten to:
"While ports-mgmt/portmaster and ports-mgmt/portupgrade can install third-party software from both binary packages and the Ports Collection, pkgng only deals with installing and registering of binary packages into the system. Software installed from the Ports Collection are registered into the system as pkgng packages that can be updated by using binary packages or the Ports Collection".
I'll take it.
How about the following patch?
"If the ports tree is used directly instead of pre-built packages, pkgng
is not a replacement for tools such as ports-mgmt/portmaster or
ports-mgmt/portupgrade. These tools work together with pkgng to update
packages that are installed via ports."
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