Subject: Re: atomic pkgsrc
To: None <>
From: Soren Jacobsen <>
List: tech-pkg
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.