Subject: Re: atomic pkgsrc
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Soren Jacobsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/12/2004 21:25:46
On 05/12 20:50, Soren Jacobsen wrote:
> 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?
Nevermind. I would have seen that you're not happy with a sandbox if I'd
fully read the first paragraph.