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Re: make update
On Thu, 24 May 2012, David Holland wrote:
> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 08:53:12AM -0500, Tim Larson wrote:
> > > ...which is why there's a minor cottage industry producing tools for
> > > updating your pkgsrc packages.
> > It would be terrific if the Pkgsrc Guide at least outlined the
> > differences between the various tools in regards to performs
> > updates. Knowing which one to use is really not obvious.
> I doubt any one person knows enough to write that section, but we
> certainly ought to have it. Hrm...
I recall I started a page on this iin the old wiki. Now I see in the new
It mentions around 15 techniques.
It may need to mention some negatives and problems for some; and also
add pkgin and pkgnih.
By the way, some other operating systems using pkgsrc mostly suggest a
standard way: pkgin for installing, upgrades, etc. They provide pkgin
and they provide their repo of packages.
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