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Re: Real life use of pkgsrc from a happy user

* On 2009-09-10 at 09:34 BST, Hasso Tepper wrote:

> And in fact I agree - why the hell all upgrade methods from binary 
> packages remove packages at first?

The bulk build && pkg_chk upgrade method which many people use does not
suffer from this.  I think we should push this method much more.

> There is a lot to do to make pkgsrc really usable from nowadays
> standards point of view.

Absolutely agreed.  The first thing we should do is provide binary
packages so that regular users don't _have_ to do source upgrades and hit
all these problems.

Jonathan Perkin                                     The NetBSD Project             

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