Re: assimilating OpenBSD
On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 06:29:23PM -0500, Mark W. Eichin wrote:
> > It is available, with ports/package system. And that's getting
> > stronger now as openpackages advances.
> Ok, then you get to try and answer the question I proposed earlier:
> "how do I upgrade something that has dependencies".
> If it now doesn't involve "first, delete all of the depending
> packages", then I'll agree, but otherwise, ports/packages are both
> irrelevant and misnamed...
Look into pkg_update- it's in -CURRENT, and hasn't yet MFC'd,
but it's certainly a very good start.
There isnt' strictly an equivilent in ports yet, but there is
porteasy (ports/misc/porteasy) which "sortof" counts.
Sometimes it doesn't make sense to throw out the original
implementation on pure whims. It's certainly proven to
be long lasting, and the second-generation ports (openpackages)
look promising too.
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