Subject: [announce] pkgmanager - testers/feedback wanted
To: None <>
From: Peter Schuller <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/31/2005 18:42:17

I just committed 'pkgmanager' to pkgsrc-wip (wip/pkgmanager). It
is an initial version of a package manager for pkgsrc. The main
attraction is the capability to perform upgrades incrementally.
In other words, if packages B depends on package A and A is upgraded,
package B is not removed. Instead, package A is upgraded and then
package B is re-built with the new dependency.

Anybody interested is encouraged to give it a shot; feedback is very
welcome. Especially if bugs/issues are discovered.

Documentation is at:

/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB

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