portupgrade ideas page

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Jun 6 19:19:22 PDT 2006

On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 09:45:14AM +0800, Jiawei Ye wrote:
> On 6/7/06, Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote:
> >On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 11:48:05PM +0400, Sergey Matveychuk wrote:
> >> Portupgrade ideas page was created on our wiki server:
> >> http://wiki.freebsd.org/portupgrade
> >>
> >> I would like to hear your ideas, wishes and comments.
> >
> My biggest wish for portupgrade is to respect make knobs in
> pkgtools.conf when deciding package dependancies. For example,
> everytime I do "make fetchindex" or let portsnap rebuilt INDEX-7,
> "pkgdb -F" will report that  portupgrade depends on a non-existent
> db40, while 'databases/ruby-bdb' => 'WITH_BDB43=yes' was set in
> pkgtools.conf.

If you use fetchindex, this is expected.  If you build the index
yourself, but have your customizations in pkgtools.conf, it is also
expected.  This is why you should use make.conf for your

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