Subject: Re: (Incomplete) List of pkgsrc Improvements
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dieter Baron <email@example.com>
Date: 07/31/2007 15:54:50
In article <alpine.DEB.firstname.lastname@example.org> Hubert wrote:
: On Tue, 31 Jul 2007, Dieter Baron wrote:
: > 1.2 make pkg_add use a config file
: > GOAL: Currently, some aspects of pkg_add can be controlled via
: > environment variables (e.g. wether rc.d scripts are placed in
: > /etc/rc.d). I would like pkg_add to use a config file for these kind
: > of settings instead.
: s/instead/in addition/, to keep backward compatibility.
: BTW, what I'm missing is some way to do pkg upgrades. Either for a single
: one (plus "fix all dependencies") or -- more important for me - for a full
: update ("bring me to the latest quarterly release, updating everything
Like I said, these are the foundations to allow that to be
implemented easily. These are the parts of the update prolem that I
understand well and that are independent of policy decisions. Once we
have the building blocks in place, we can build on them to provide a
complete solution (or more than one, depending on differing needs).