the art of pkgdb -F
roberthuff at rcn.com
Mon Apr 9 04:18:34 UTC 2007
Michael P. Soulier writes:
> > Might as well paint "PLEASE KICK ME!" and an arrow pointing
> > down on your back ....
> I'm used to binary-package distributions that seem to try a lot
> harder to not break. I suppose that ports is evolving, and it
> used to be worse, so I shouldn't complain. Still, if the handbook
> says to use portupgrade -R to upgrade a port, that's what BSD
> newbies like me are going to use.
Don't mistake me - I use portupgrade, and recommend it to
others. But I know from bitter experience it is /not/ bullet-proof.
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