portupgrade and gnome

Frank Laszlo laszlof at vonostingroup.com
Wed Mar 8 20:10:31 UTC 2006

Paul Schmehl wrote:
> Is there any way that portupgrade could be made "smart" enough to not
> upgrade the gnome ports?  Since you have to download and run the
> upgrade script (and why isn't that part of the ports anyway?), it
> doesn't make a great deal of sense to run portupgrade and then run the
> gnome upgrade script, yet it's impossible to tell from portupgrade
> (when it's running) what are gnome dependencies and what are not.
> Seems like a lot of duplication of effort could be easily fixed by
> either downloading and calling the script (and exiting portupgrade?)
> or simply ignoring any "gnome" ports.
> Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
> Adjunct Information Security Officer
> University of Texas at Dallas
> AVIEN Founding Member
> http://www.utdallas.edu/ir/security/

Isnt this what pkgtools.conf is for?

Frank Laszlo
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