cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ports/chapter.sgml
chinsan.tw at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 16:03:31 UTC 2007
On 7/22/07, Andy Kosela <andy.kosela at gmail.com> wrote:
> I see that chinsan's commit generated some confusion and sparked a
> discussion about
> the overall goals of this chapter. Fist of all it wasn't me who
> submitted this new paragraph but I was asked by chinsan to write
> something on bpkg(8), because he wanted to include information about
> bpkg(8) in the Handbook.
> As Marc politely remarked the only "semi-official" tool is
> portupgrade(1) and I fully agree with him it should be the only one
> fully documented in the Handbook. I don't see any reason to include an
> additional nearly identical manual for portmanager (with all due
> respect to its creator). But at the same time I agree with Doug here
> when he says about the idea of creating a list of actively maintained
> ports management applications with a description of each. Letting the
> community know the alternatives is a good thing IMHO.
Maybe the new article will titled as "The Alternatives of FreeBSD
Ports Collection's Management" or something else. :p
And It will allow the other ports(ports-mgmt) could be added into here.
> Chinsan, Doug - will you be working on this? I am willing to offer my
> help if needed.
Yes, Sure. I will continuing to work on this. ;-)
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