Subject: Re: pkgsrc-stable branch stories?
To: None <pkgsrc-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Anne Bennett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/18/2006 10:24:03
We are asked:
>> I'm curious as to how many people are using the pkgsrc
>> "stable" branches (pkgsrc-YYYYQQ)...
Jason Boyer answers:
> I use NetBSD as my normal desktop at home, so I like that I can update
> pkgsrc and expect everything that I was using before to keep working
> afterward. I keep up with audit-packages but it's nice only having to worry
> about a large rebuild every quarter.
I agree with another poster that a complete rebuild every quarter
seems like a lot, but perhaps once I learn to use pkg_chk and
pkg_comp, it won't seem so bad.
Ms. Anne Bennett, as a private citizen: email@example.com
Also reachable more officially at work: firstname.lastname@example.org