Subject: Re: atomic pkgsrc
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Soren Jacobsen <email@example.com>
Date: 05/12/2004 20:50:28
On 05/12 22:57, James K. Lowden wrote:
> I spend quite a lot of time thinking about how to make pkgsrc easier to
> administer. I've tried the sandbox, and I've read about pkgviews, but I
> think I have a truly simple idea. It's so simple it must be wrong, and
> I'd very much appreciate it if someone would explain why.
> My main bugaboo with pkgsrc is yours, too, probably: the tearing down of a
> working system for the prospect of a better one. I'm still running Moz
> 1.0 and <blush> Gnome 1.2 because rebuilding is such a pain. I've been
> thinking about ways to build packages in a separate location. Then, when
> all is ready, swap in the new stuff.
Have you looked at pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_comp?