Call for comments - pkg_trans
ivoras at freebsd.org
Thu Jul 31 13:58:01 UTC 2008
Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 06:25:27AM +0200, Ivan Voras wrote:
>> I apologize in advance if what I'm trying to do seems stupid or it has
>> already existed since the Dawn of Time (i.e. when McKusick was in
>> diapers) but I'd like your comments on this idea:
>> I can write the pkg_trans utility and modify the C utilities (pkg_add,
>> pkg_delete, if they're sane) but I can't do makefiles and ruby, so if
>> this is to work, I'll need some help :)
> This looks quite cool, especially the fact that it'd be tied into
> pkg_add and pkg_delete.
> By "makefiles" are you referring to the ports/Mk stuff, or are you
> referring to actual Makefiles for src/usr.sbin/pkg_install (which is
> ultimately where pkg_trans should go)?
I'm thinking of ports/Mk - I suspect it will get hairy to add pkg_trans
to the "make install" and similar processes on the ports.
> And I assume by "ruby" you're referring to the portupgrade tie-ins.
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