Subject: Re: pkgselect
To: iMil <email@example.com>
From: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/28/2005 17:03:38
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On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 04:31:36PM +0100, iMil wrote:
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> Hi lists,
> as promised some days ago, here comes a first shot for my ncurses pkgsrc=
> browser / manager.
> For now, it is capable of browsing the pkgsrc tree, interactively install=
> / deinstall / upgrade packages and give some useful infos about it.
> Please let me know what you think and / or what you'd like to see in it.
> I'll make package when it's ready and bug-free enough, by now you can gra=
> it this way :
> cvs -d :pserver:email@example.com:/cvs login
> passwd: anoncvs
> cvs -d :pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvs co pkgselect
Awsome. I have a little bug here, the window doesn't refresh correctly
when I go back, e.g. when I go back from a category with many packages,
all the lines are filled and when I go back to the category list, the
lins at the bottom that should be blank are not erased.
Also, I usually expect typing 'Enter' to enter a sub-folder in such an
While it duplicates a piece of sushi's functionality on NetBSD, it is
obviously useful on other platforms.
I think it could be made a replacement for sushi's own package manager,
so I suggest you add a way to copy the UI of sushi, so that sushi can
invoke it instead of having its own package manager. Then it would be
a very useful addition to the pkg_* tools.
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.
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