Third "RFC" on on pkg-data ideas for ports

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Mon May 24 05:13:59 PDT 2004

Garance A Drosihn <drosih at> writes:
> The third proposal is basically:
>      [rewrite the ports system from scratch]
> So, should we pursue any of this?

You can't possibly seriously believe that the project will adopt this
model without first seeing proof that it works and has significant
advantages (and no significant disadvantages) over the existing model.

This (reengineering the ports tree) has been tried before, BTW.  It
didn't fly, and the project ( is now dead.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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