Is there a "stable" ports tree?
xnooby at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 14:14:14 UTC 2006
I like this idea. It's not fun when you try to update your system, then
have to spend time fixing things.
On 3/15/06, Jason C. Wells <jcw at highperformance.net> wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 05, 2006 at 11:24:08PM -0500, Xn Nooby wrote:
> >> Is there a "stable" ports tree?
> > No.
> However you can sup the ports tree for a specific release. I run ports
> using "tag=RELEASE_6_0_0". The reason I do this is that I find it to be
> much less work.
> I am a much more conservative user than many. I really hate chasing
> down down upgrade dependencies even with the the very nice ports tools
> we have today.
> If you really wanted a particular port to be updgraded, you can fetch
> just that one port and build it. This would give you a manually
> controlled psuedo-stable. It would be more work though.
> Jason C. Wells
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