New category - ports/packages specific tools?
vd at FreeBSD.org
Tue May 16 06:07:06 UTC 2006
On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 11:28:16PM +0100, Shaun Amott wrote:
> There are lots of nifty tools in ports for handling ports and packages.
> It would be nice if they were all in one, easy to find place.
> I think there are enough of these kind of ports to warrant a new
> category. What does everyone think about this?
> I'm not sure on a name yet -- "freebsd", "ports", "tools", and
> "portutils" are my initial ideas.
I like the idea for such a category.
IMHO the power of a lot of ports-tree management tools is unused
and lost just because they are unknown to the users. Having such
a category one can easily answer the question "How can I tweak my
ports tree, and use its full potential?" by just looking the ports
inside that category.
What about "ports-mgmt"?
P.S. Pav: from the 61 currently existing categories 26 (43%) have less
than 100 ports and 9 (15%) are smaller than the suggested one.
gro.DSBeerF at dv
Testing can show the presence of bugs, but not their absence.
-- Edsger W. Dijkstra
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