portsupgrade cvsup refuse file aware?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Mar 11 06:00:28 UTC 2006

On Sat, Mar 11, 2006 at 03:49:32PM +1030, Aluminium Oxide wrote:
> Currently, proper use of portsupgrade relies on currency of pkgdb. pkgdb
> does not work without a complete ports tree. A complete ports tree is
> often much larger than a locale-specific installation requires, or is
> maintained, confined by the use of cvsup refuse files. This is a bit of
> a catch 22.
> How much better would it be, if pkgdb had a flag to permit the parsing
> of the refuse file, and honouring the ports tree resulting from cvsup as
> produced by it?
> Can we do this?

Not really, this has been discussed many times.

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