Subject: Re: updating packages regularly
To: Richard Rauch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 09/18/2003 14:28:58
On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, Richard Rauch wrote:
: * Use "make package" (is there anything that combines "make package" and "make
mk.conf, add both the following:
: * Keep a list of the packages that you really care about, or at least
: a list of installed packages prior to an update.
I have meta-packages in a subdirectory I call "local", so it's possible to
use one of those dependency tree tools to see what things are needed for
what parts of system functionality I require.
Also: "make replace package" is your friend, if practiced carefully.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>