Upgrade Tool

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu May 4 16:57:28 UTC 2006

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 11:41:55AM +0200, Ulrich Spoerlein wrote:
> Aren Olvalde Tyr wrote:
> > Perhaps it would be good, if, say on the corresponding port entry on the 
> > FreeBSD ports webpage, it listed all the options used for building the binary 
> > package. For example, for the "Package" link, instead of simply linking to 
> > the package, it could link to a page entry listing all of the build options 
> > used, with the package download link at the bottom. Or something like that. 
> > 
> > Just an idea. What do people think? 
> I'd even go further. This is something I have been thinking about on and
> off. Namely, a FLAVOUR system for packages. A maintainer specifies up to
> three FLAVOURs per port, which set various flags for building the port.

In FreeBSD land these are called "slave ports", and you can have as
many as you like.  I don't have any interest in adding a separate
"flavour" system in parallel to this.

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