portupgrade idea [Was: Re: Samba3 Port install fails due to OpenLDAP dependency version problem]

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Wed Jun 21 19:24:24 UTC 2006

Quoting Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua> (Wed, 21 Jun 2006 21:15:17 +0300):

> It still would be very nice to introduce a concept of "immediate
> dependencies" to portupgrade tools (or maybe to ports/packages in
> general ???) and have some options to work only on those.
> Completely fictional example:

portupgrade is the wrong place to do this. We "just" need to switch
from implicit dependencies to explicit dependencies in the ports
collection. So far nobody
 - expresses support for this idea
 - wants to do the work


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