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Re: automatic updating, digital signing?

On 24.11.2009, at 1:18, Mikhail T. wrote:

The RedHat's rpm/yum combo provides both of these, and porting it to
Solaris is not impossible. However, building the custom RPMs is not as
nice as dealing with the pkgsrc-tree (we would want to add custom
patches for some ports', err, packages' patches/ subdirectories, for

Check out the LOCALPATCHES framework. Makes adding vendor patches much easier than messing with pkgsrc's own patches directories.

Is there something in pkgsrc, that can do the equivalent of "yum
upgrade"? Thanks!

Check pkgtools/pkgin for a simple nice yum-wannabe.

Filip Hajny
Joyent Inc.

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