Large port updates
mark at markdnet.demon.co.uk
Tue Dec 7 11:48:57 PST 2004
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On 7 Dec 2004, at 18:04, Kevin Oberman wrote:
>> It seems to me that its a product of gnome being so many ports. Why
>> not just have a few, like KDE (although it appears KDE is going the
>> way of gnome - if this results in portupgrade not working there
>> either, its insanity).
> The vast number of interdependencies in Gnome do make upgrading a pain,
> but the 2.8 upgrade has a -restart option, so you don't have to start
Okay, thats sounds like a vast improvement.
However, what do you do if you don't have all of the gnome desktop
installed - maybe just a few libraries to support some application
under X. Will the script still work? Is portupgrade safe then?
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