New version of portmaster available for testing

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Fri Jun 16 09:50:46 UTC 2006

Hi Doug,

On Thu, 15 Jun 2006 16:43:39 -0700 you wrote:

> New features:
> =============
> 1. Add -b option to make a backup package of the installed port
> 2. Add -g option to make a package of the new port
> 3. Add -o option to replace an installed port with a new port from a
> different location (e.g., portmaster -o emulators/linux_base-fc4 linux_base)
> The second argument can also be specified as the name of the installed port
> (e.g., linux_base-8-8.0_15)
> 4. Add -s option to detect no-longer-needed dependencies, and offer the user
> a choice to delete them.

This is to say a big THANK YOU.

I haven't tested the new version of portmaster yet. But I should say
that the first tree new features are more than welcome. They are those
options why I use (sometime) portupgrade since I've started to use

Boris B. Samorodov, Research Engineer
InPharmTech Co,
Telephone & Internet Service Provider

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