New category - ports/packages specific tools?

martinko martinkov at pobox.sk
Tue May 16 22:12:02 UTC 2006


Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> Shaun Amott píše v po 15. 05. 2006 v 23:28 +0100:
>> 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.
>>
>> Possible candidates for the new category:
>>
>> devel/portcheckout
>> devel/portlint
>> devel/portmk
>> devel/porttools
>> misc/porteasy
>> misc/portell
>> security/portaudit
>> security/portaudit-db
>> sysutils/newportsversioncheck
>> sysutils/pkg-orphan
>> sysutils/pkg_cutleaves
>> sysutils/pkg_install
>> sysutils/pkg_install-devel
>> sysutils/pkg_remove
>> sysutils/pkg_rmleaves
>> sysutils/pkg_trackinst
>> sysutils/pkg_tree
>> sysutils/pkgfe
>> sysutils/port-authoring-tools
>> sysutils/port-maintenance-tools
>> sysutils/portbrowser
>> sysutils/portdowngrade
>> sysutils/portmanager
>> sysutils/portmaster
>> sysutils/portsearch
>> sysutils/portsman
>> sysutils/portsnap
>> sysutils/portupgrade
> 
> 28 is way too little to warrant a category.  Plus you're missing a good
> name for it.
> 

"portutils" is not bad and "port(s)-mgmt" even better.

and another candidate would be sysutils/bpm.

m.



More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list