Second "RFC" on pkg-data idea for ports

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Apr 12 23:39:53 PDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 02:02:55PM +0800, Erich Dollansky wrote:

> There will be the need for a central version manager. All versions are 
> stored on different place. The central version manager tells new 
> packages where the requested versions are stored.
> A system like this would overcome all problems you could when moving 
> from GNOME 2.4 to 2.6. You could keep and even work in 2.4 while 2.6 is 
> installed. You then have the chance to start each version direclty or 
> you start the default version.
> Of course, the central version manager must also know which version is 
> the default version of each package the user wants to use.

Please let us know when your implementation is ready.  In the
meantime, let's not hijack Garance's thread any further.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: not available
Url :

More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list