cvs commit: ports/emulators/linux_base-fc4 Makefile
ports/emulators/linux_dist-gentoo-stage1 Makefile ports/emu
bsam at ipt.ru
Thu Oct 5 11:11:06 PDT 2006
On Thu, 5 Oct 2006 13:40:20 -0400 Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 08:11:01PM +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> > On Thu, 5 Oct 2006 19:49:53 +0400 Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> > > On 10/5/06, Boris Samorodov <bsam at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > > > bsam 2006-10-05 15:32:10 UTC
> > > >
> > > > FreeBSD ports repository
> > > >
> > > > Modified files:
> > > > emulators/linux_base-fc4 Makefile
> > > > emulators/linux_base-suse-9.1 Makefile
> > > > emulators/linux_base-suse-9.2 Makefile
> > > > emulators/linux_base-suse-9.3 Makefile
> > > > emulators/linux_dist-gentoo-stage1 Makefile
> > > > emulators/linux_dist-gentoo-stage2 Makefile
> > > > emulators/linux_dist-gentoo-stage3 Makefile
> > > > x11/linux-XFree86-libs Makefile
> > > > Log:
> > > > Remove deleted linux_base-* and linux_locale* ports from CONFLICTS variable
> > > > of the remaining linux ports.
> > > >
> > > > Reviewed by: netchild (agreed in principle)
> > > IMHO, you really shouldn't do that. People with old packages
> > > installed should not worry about trying out new ports. Now you've
> > > opened a way for their systems to be messed up.
> > Well, we are speaking about already deleted ports. Once they were
> > deleted and user's ports tree updated any adding/removing should be
> > done according to /usr/ports/UPDATING (i.e. reading about default
> > linux_base port and how to upgrade).
> > Once a user uses fixed ports tree and pre-built packages there should
> > be no problems.
> I agree with Andrew; there should at least be a window where you keep
> the CONFLICTS around to give users time to upgrade without installing
> conflicting packages that mess up their system.
OK, you convinced me. How long should this period be?
Boris Samorodov (bsam)
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