show port commit history in portmaster
villa.alberto at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 17:31:00 UTC 2009
On Monday 14 September 2009 18:19:51 Jason J. Hellenthal wrote:
> I don't see this as a necessary addition. For one portmaster is a shell
sorry, i don't get this point
> For two it means that the upgrade always needs to be connected and
> able to connect to the freshports site.
you need it too when you download distfiles. also, read the next answer
> Four I don't see why anyone needs the commit info at upgrade time
> because as a part of administration this should be taken care of before
> you decide to upgrade anything.
no, i didn't mean this should be shown when upgrading: i would add an option,
something like --commit-history. by you as the casual portmaster user, this
change wouldn't even be noted
> For three freshports is just an
> 3rd party site where as you can get commit info right from the FreeBSD.org
ok, you're right. as said, the script is rough at the moment, i could make it
more serious (but it works fine for my needs, so i won't, if doug isn't
interested in adding it to portmaster)
thanks for you feedback!
Alberto Villa <villa.alberto at gmail.com>
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