Subject: Re: package categories
To: None <>
From: Peter Schuller <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/07/2006 09:33:49
> >CVS is not the only problem.  Many package upgrade tools will be confused
> >when packages are renamed/moved and won't be able to upgrade them.
> ouch, yes that sounds tricky, impossible, or somewhere in-between...

Actually this is not a big problem if moved packages are tracked in a
machine-parseable manner (like FreeBSD:s MOVED) that can be picked up
by tools. Perhaps pkgsrc already has something like this? I have not
actually checked.

/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB

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