On the other hand, many people use pkg(8) by itself and never install the optional portupgrade or portmaster tools.
Dragon Fly daily snapshots and Releases (starting with 3.4) come with pkg(8) already installed.
Upgrades from earlier releases, however, will not have it.
If the "pkg" program is missing on the system for any reason, it can be quickly bootstrapped without having to build it from source or even having dports installed: After any installation or reinstallation of the pkg(8) package, you may want to open review the configuration files to customize it, e.g. The pkg(8) program has a configuration file at /usr/local/etc/(the default installation is typically fine and requires no alteration).
Free BSD is a powerful operating system capable of functioning in a variety of roles.
Part of what makes this operating system an ideal choice in many scenarios is its reputation for flexibility.
To make this software easier to install and manage, it is ported to Open BSD and packaged.
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The Free BSD operating systems offers Ports Collection as a simple way to install various applications.
DPorts is Dragon Fly's own third-party software build system. Differences between ports and DPorts are intentionally kept to a minimum, both to maintain familiarity for mutual users of both operating systems and also to leverage the tremendous amount of work the Free BSD contributors put into ports.
DPorts can and does feature ports unique to Dragon Fly, so it's truly a native system.