Utility for safe updating of ports in base system

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Tue Apr 17 23:02:10 UTC 2007

On Tue, 17 Apr 2007 14:31:39 -0400
Adam Stroud <adam.p.stroud at baesystems.com> wrote:

> I was just on the FreeBSD "list of projects and ideas fot volunteers"
> page and I was wondering if anyone was working on the "portupgrade in
> C" utility.  I would be willing to help (code/document/test) if it's
> needed.

What would be the point of putting any port-upgrading tool in the
base-system? The ports tree isn't branched, so why branch such tools in
the base-system. IMO they logically belong in ports where they are
better able to follow any developments in the ports-system. 

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